Sydney

Maria Leftakis CEO – Australia

About

Maria is a founder shareholder and has 25 years’ experience in shareholder engagement in Australia and overseas, specialising in the strategic advice and execution of mergers and acquisitions, cross border deals, contests, proxy fights and other extraordinary transactions.

Under her leadership, Morrow Sodali has set itself apart in the Australian market with an unrivalled integrated service offering and the deepest track record of success for many of the country’s largest organisations.

As CEO for Australia, Maria is responsible for all aspects of business for the APAC region and for leading client engagements. She is recognised as the industry leader and is focused on achieving successful outcomes for clients by delivering strategic advice and informed execution that is designed to produce results.

Maria has advised on many of Australia’s largest and most complex deals, including Amcor’s merger with Bemis, Westfield’s merger with Unibail-Rodamco, Iron Mountain Inc’s merger scheme with Recall Holdings Ltd, TOWER’s merger scheme with Dai-ichi Life, BHP’s bid for Rio Tinto, and Wesfarmers’ merger and demergers with Coles.

Maria is a member of the AICD.

About

Maria is a founder shareholder and has 25 years’ experience in shareholder engagement in Australia and overseas, specialising in the strategic advice and execution of mergers and acquisitions, cross border deals, contests, proxy fights and other extraordinary transactions.

Under her leadership, Morrow Sodali has set itself apart in the Australian market with an unrivalled integrated service offering and the deepest track record of success for many of the country’s largest organisations.

As CEO for Australia, Maria is responsible for all aspects of business for the APAC region and for leading client engagements. She is recognised as the industry leader and is focused on achieving successful outcomes for clients by delivering strategic advice and informed execution that is designed to produce results.

Maria has advised on many of Australia’s largest and most complex deals, including Amcor’s merger with Bemis, Westfield’s merger with Unibail-Rodamco, Iron Mountain Inc’s merger scheme with Recall Holdings Ltd, TOWER’s merger scheme with Dai-ichi Life, BHP’s bid for Rio Tinto, and Wesfarmers’ merger and demergers with Coles.

Maria is a member of the AICD.