Nuance Wins Top Corporate Governance Recognition
Nuance awarded best governance team of the year and Chief Legal Officer Wendy Cassity named governance professional of the year
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced the company has received two of the most prestigious honors at the thirteenth annual Corporate Governance Awards ceremony sponsored by Corporate Secretary. The Nuance team was awarded best governance team of the year and Nuance Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Wendy Cassity was named governance professional of the year in each case in the small- to mid-cap category.
“This recognition is a great accomplishment for the company and the people who have put the work into improving our corporate governance policies and practices,” said Mark Benjamin, Nuance CEO. “Innovation drives our business. Integrity defines our culture. We honor our team and Wendy for their continuous commitment to hold the company to the highest standards on our path to growth.”
As Chief Legal Officer, Wendy Cassity is responsible for the oversight of all legal, corporate governance, intellectual property, and regulatory activities across the company’s global operations. “It is a strong commitment to ethics, responsibility, and transparency that governs the personal and professional interactions at Nuance – and delivers recognition like this. I am grateful to partner with the talented and dedicated team that earned and shares these Corporate Governance Awards.”
The winners of the Corporate Governance Awards were announced at a special virtual ceremony featuring online video introductions and acceptance speeches. The submissions for this year’s awards highlighted the excellent work governance, risk, and compliance teams have done amid a pandemic and economic turmoil in areas ranging from shareholder engagement and virtual AGMs to entity management, ESG reporting, ethics, compliance and proxy statements.