LONDON, Dec. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarivate Plc
(NYSE: CLVT) today announced that, to further enhance the Company's
governance profile, it has decreased the size of its Board of
Directors from 14 to 11 members. Three directors, Balakrishnan S. Iyer, Kosty Gilis and Roxane
White, have voluntarily agreed to resign, effective
Following these changes to the Board, 10 of its 11 directors are
independent and 5 of its members, or 45%, are female or racially
Andrew Snyder, Chair of the
Clarivate Board, said, "Our decision to reduce the size of the
Board reflects our commitment to operating consistent with best
practices in corporate governance. We believe having a smaller
Board will improve efficiency and decision-making as we focus on
driving long-term profitable growth and enhancing value for
shareholders. Our continuing directors bring diverse and deep
experience in technology, information services, corporate finance,
M&A and human resources."
Mr. Snyder added, "We thank Bala, Kosty and Roxane for their
service and many contributions to the Company. They have been
valued leaders and advisors as the Company entered the public
markets and completed large acquisitions that tripled Clarivate's
size and transformed the Company into a global leader in data,
information and workflow solutions."
Clarivate's continuing Board members include Mr. Snyder,
Valeria Alberola, Michael J. Angelakis, Usama N. Cortas, Adam T.
Levyn, Anthony Munk,
Jane Okun Bomba, Dr. Wendell Pritchett, Richard W. Roedel and Sheryl von Blucher, along
with Jonathan Gear, Clarivate's
Chief Executive Officer.
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