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Kathleen  Carney

Kathleen Carney

Teneo Strategy
Managing Director
New York, NY, USA


Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Carney was General Counsel for Relational Investors LLC. In this role she was responsible for general legal matters, including the firm’s compliance program, and worked with the investment team in analyzing corporate governance issues and developing engagement strategies for portfolio companies. She also helped maintain and enhance the Firm’s involvement in public policy impacting our strategy and corporate governance reform initiative.

Prior to joining Relational in July 2009, Ms. Carney was an associate in the corporate department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP in its New York office, and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice. Her primary areas of practice included public and private business combinations, and counseling corporate directors, managers, institutional investors, and non-profit organizations with respect to governance issues. This included board and committee responsibilities and structure, fiduciary duties, relationships with shareholders, shareholder initiatives, disclosure, and governance “best practices.”

Ms. Carney graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Colby College with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and French studies.

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