Ketchum author Benjamin Thiele-Long

Benjamin leads financial communications for North America at Ketchum. He brings more than 15 years’ experience providing strategic counsel, media relations, financial communications and strategy across technology, retail, energy, construction, financial and professional services, education, and non-profit.

He has advised on some of the world’s largest and most complex transactions including global mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs, earnings, and fund launches, with significant experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital and fund management, including shareholder activism.

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Stakeholder Capitalism Is Back–Is Your Next Earnings Call Ready?

by Benjamin Thiele-Long| August 31, 2021

It has been two years since the Business Roundtable announced a new purpose. The statement that “the interests of stakeholders are relevant as a derivative of the duty to stockholders” was recently replaced by leading concepts of “value for customers,” “dealing fairly and ethically with suppliers,” and “supporting the communities in which we work.”   The Business Roundtable’s updated purpose is […]