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Marleen Geerlof

Managing Director

Marleen Geerlof is a Managing Director with Teneo, based in New York. Marleen counsels clients across a variety of sectors on business-critical issues, with a particular focus on capital markets and shareholder advisory mandates.

She joined Teneo from Brunswick Group where she led a number of complex and cross-border mandates, most notably mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism defense, and on-going investor engagement mandates. A Dutch national, with experience working across Europe, South Africa and the U.S., Marleen brings a strong international perspective to cross-border mandates and multi-stakeholder campaigns.

Notable transaction experience includes AB InBev’s $106bn acquisition of SABMiller; Barrick’s $6bn merger with Randgold; AkzoNobel’s successful defense against a hostile takeover approach by PPG; Bayer’s $66bn acquisition of Monsanto; and Lafarge’s $50bn merger with Holcim.