Toronto, Ontario – March 26, 2019 – The board of directors of Constellation Software Inc. (“Constellation”) (TSX: CSU) announced today the appointment of Lawrence Cunningham as Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of Constellation. The role of Vice-Chairman, a new position at Constellation, will be to assist Mark Leonard in his role as Chairman of the board of directors.
“Creating the Vice-Chairman role reflects our continuous commitment to Constellation’s effective governance on behalf of all shareholders and other constituents. I’m honored for the opportunity and look forward to adding value in this new role”, said Larry Cunningham.
Lawrence Cunningham, a member of the board of directors of Constellation since August 2017, is the Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor at George Washington University Law School, lecturing on its main campus in Washington DC and serving as the Founding Director of its business law programs in New York City. Prof. Cunningham is best known for collaborating with Warren Buffett in self-publishing, since 1997, The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, as well as for books such as The AIG Story (with Hank Greenberg) and Quality Investing (with AKO Capital). He consults for corporations and boards on corporate culture and governance, serving a wide range of public and private companies. Prof. Cunningham has been a director of Ashford Hospitality Prime (NYSE), a real estate investment trust focused on luxury hotels; Mobile Nerd, a provider of secure single sign-on access to software and applications from any device; and Pearl West Group, a private Canadian investment company specializing in digital marketing. He is a member of the Dean’s Council of Lerner College of Business of the University of Delaware and a Trustee of the Museum of American Finance. Previous positions include practicing corporate law with Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Academic Dean of Boston College Law School; and Director of the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance at Cardozo Law School. Prof. Cunningham holds a bachelor’s degree in economics (with honors) from the University of Delaware and a juris doctor (law) degree from Cardozo (magna cum laude).
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