GLG Names Shelly Yeh-Palma Head of Corporate Development


June 21, 2021

New York, New York; June 21, 2021 – GLG, the world’s insight network, today announced that Shelly Yeh-Palma will join the company as Head of Corporate Development. She joins GLG’s global leadership team and will report directly to CEO Paul Todd. As Head of Corporate Development, Yeh-Palma will oversee GLG’s strategy team and will play an essential role in evolving and activating GLG’s strategic plans, program-managing cross-functional initiatives, and evaluating and driving potential alliances.

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Yeh-Palma joins GLG with more than 20 years of experience in strategy and finance, including leadership positions at high-performing businesses such as Mars Wrigley, Mars-KIND, Novartis, and P&G, as well as strategy and planning experience from McKinsey. She also brings a global orientation, having lived and worked in Asia, North America, and Europe. Yeh-Palma holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a B.A. from Ateneo de Manila University.

“Shelly brings exceptional strategic, commercial, and operating abilities, as well as a strong ability to connect with people across the business,” said GLG CEO Paul Todd. “This background makes her the ideal leader for the key role of Head of Corporate Development, where she will play a critical part in advancing our strategy as GLG continues to grow.”

“I’m incredibly excited to join GLG, a mature business with significant strategic runway,” said Yeh-Palma. “I’m looking forward to working with Paul and the talented leadership team he has put in place to continue to drive this growth to even greater heights.”

Yeh-Palma will be based in New York. She begins work today.

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