Brandon has demonstrated a passionate commitment to CBRE over the past five years. His well-studied insights have been particularly helpful with our strategy development, investor relations practices and other aspects of running our business. I look forward to continuing to work very closely with him to drive further success for CBRE.
We are very pleased to welcome Andy to our Board. His significant financial expertise and skills in strategic planning, investor relations and business development within international public companies will further enhance the Board's depth and capabilities that are necessary to oversee the Company's
These activist shareholders are basically there to allow us to better align with best global practices and hopefully that will accelerate our convergence to higher standards of corporate governance, investor relations, issuer disclosures and hopefully broaden and make more sophisticated our research coverage of our listed companies.