IR Magazine Awards - US 2014

New York, UNITED STATES / Thursday, March 27, 2014

The 2014 Awards winners

Each of the winning companies in this year's awards have been profiled in the Investor Perception Study - US 2014. Click here for more information.

Category Winner
Best IR for an IPO Gigamon
Best use of technology for IR Intel Corporation
Best IR during a corporate transaction Covidien
Best sustainability practice NextEra Energy
Best financial reporting Honeywell
Best investment community meetings Covidien
Most progress in IR Pentair
Best corporate governance Danaher Corporation
Best crisis management Allscripts
Best use of social media Starbucks Coffee Company
Best IR by a European company in the US market NXP Semiconductors
Best IR by a Latin American company in the US market MercadoLibre
Best IR by an Asia-Pacific company in the US market Tencent Holdings
Best IR by a CFO – small cap John Steele – Werner Enterprises
Best IR by a CFO – mid-cap Stuart Burgdoerfer – L Brands
Best IR by a CFO – large cap David Anderson – Honeywell
Best IR by a CEO or chairman – small cap Robert Palmisano – Wright Medical Group
Best IR by a CEO or chairman – mid-cap Joint winners:
Paul Bisaro – Actavis
Emanuel Chirico – PVH Corp
Best IR by a CEO or chairman – large cap José Almeida – Covidien
Best investor relations officer – small cap Julie Tracy – Wright Medical Group
Best investor relations officer – mid-cap Ken Brause & Barbara Callahan – CIT Group
Best investor relations officer – large cap Coleman Lannum – Covidien
Grand prix for best overall investor relations program – small cap Wright Medical Group
Grand prix for best overall investor relations program – mid-cap L Brands
Grand prix for best overall investor relations program – large cap Covidien
Lifetime achievement in IR Barbara Gasper – MasterCard


Best in sector

Sector Winner
Chemicals Praxair
Consumer goods The Coca-Cola Company
Consumer services & business services Ryder System
Diversified industrials Honeywell
Finance & insurance American Express
Healthcare Covidien
Leisure, media & restaurants Starbucks Coffee Company
Metals & mining United States Steel
Oil & gas Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Pharmaceuticals & biotech Johnson & Johnson
Real estate Simon Property Group
Retail L Brands
Technology Intel Corporation
Transport Kansas City Southern
Utilities NextEra Energy