Thomas Kies is a Senior Vice President-Corporate Actions at Alliance Advisors.Tom joins Alliance with over 30 years’ experience in the ShareholderServices/Proxy Governance space. Tom has held executive positions at Computershare/Georgeson, AST/DF King and most recently started up aGovernance/Proxy business at EQ who recently merged with AST. Tom has done extensive work assisting clients with reducing shareholder servicing costs.
Tom has extensive global markets experience, having lived in London, and successfully managed global proxy at EQ and Georgeson. Tom is also well known in the banking and utility space and has managed many successful proxy/governance campaigns.
Prior to joining Alliance, he held executive position at Fintech startup, FusionIQ. Tom was Executive VicePresident at EQ managing its proxy/governance business, he also held ExecutiveVice President role at Computershare Georgeson and AST/DF King. Tom was a founding partner at Laurel Hill, started a proxy/surveillance business at Manufacurers Hanover Trust Co. and started at Morrow & Co. all while assisting clients with proxy campaigns, proxy fights, activist situations and corporate governance concerns.
Tom is active member with EEI(Edison Electric Institute), AGA (American Gas Association), SSA (ShareholderServices Association) Society of Governance Professionals, NIRI (NationalInvestor Relations Institute) and CIRI (Canadian Investor Relations Institute).