Tony Vecchio joined Okapi Partners as managing director, spokesman Zach Kouwe said.
It is a new position.
Okapi Partners is a proxy solicitation firm that advises institutional investors and corporations, and helps manage proxy-voting campaigns.
Mr. Vecchio was managing director of Georgeson, a proxy solicitation and shareholder consulting firm, where he worked for almost 30 years, Mr. Kouwe said. Mr. Vecchio left Georgeson in late October.
Ken Ward, Georgeson senior managing director, couldn’t be reached for comment.