While it did not pass, roughly 49% of Goldman shares voted in support of a proposal submitted by the Nathan Cummings Foundation to require the bank to conduct a report on the issue, according to a preliminary tally of the votes at the bank's annual meeting on Thursday.
The proposal would have examined how the bank's use of mandatory arbitration in employee complaint cases may "allow harassment and discrimination to go unseen," according to the foundation's statement.
Brown joins Citi as its chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer from Goldman Sachs, where she had led that bank's diversity and inclusion efforts since mid-2018. Brown previously worked at Bloomberg in the same role.
Goldman named Megan Hogan to replace Brown, according to a memo sent to staff and seen by Reuters.
Chief Executive Bjorn Rosengren said last month that ABB would exit the business towards the end of 2021, adding that the business generates around 75% of its sales form services, which made it very resilient.
People familiar with the matter have said that the turbocharger business could raise fetch a price tag of $1.5 to $2 billion.