Careers Archive

Nov 05, 2020
Paya names former analyst and F/A-18 aviator as new head of IR
Integrated payment provider Paya, which listed on Nasdaq last month, has named Matt Humphries as its new head of IR, joining the firm from Manhattan Associates, a high-growth, Software-as-a-Service company. Humphries, who has worked in investor relations and as an equity research analyst, is a former Marine Corps officer and F/A-18 aviator who holds an MBA from Mississippi State University and a BA in economics from the University of Florida. ‘Matt brings a...
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Nov 05, 2020
Mylan names Bill Szablewski as head of capital markets
Mylan, the global pharmaceutical company, has named Bill Szablewski to the newly created role of head of capital markets, where he will manage both treasury and investor relations.  News of the appointment comes shortly after US authorities approved a merger of Mylan with Pfizer’s Upjohn business. Szablewski will hold the same position following the merger, when the combined company will be known as Viatris. In the new role, Szablewski will report to Sanje...
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Nov 04, 2020
EagleBank names IR lead in newly created role
Bethesda, Maryland-headquartered EagleBank has named banking expert David Danielson as its new IR head. Danielson joins the bank, which operates 20 offices located in suburban Maryland, Washington, DC and northern Virginia, from Janney Montgomery Scott and reports directly to Charles Levingston, executive vice president and CFO. The role is a new one for EagleBank as it looks to ‘strengthen investor relations and shareholder communications,’ according to ...
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Oct 30, 2020
Standard Uranium appoints vice president of IR
Vancouver-based Standard Uranium has announced the appointment of Laurie Thomas as its vice president of investor relations. The company announced last week that it had closed a C$3.4 mn ($2.6 mn) public offering, which the company will use to fund its Davidson River Project. Thomas brings more than 15 years of investor relations experience to the company. She most recently served as the vice president of corporate relations at UEX Corporation. Prior to that ...
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Oct 29, 2020
Hiscox names Yana O’Sullivan as head of investor relations
Hiscox, the international insurance group listed in London, has named Yana O’Sullivan as its new head of investor relations. Over the last 13 years, O’Sullivan has held senior IR positions at a range of banking and insurance companies. Her previous roles include head of IR and strategy director at Lombard International Assurance and director of IR at Friends Life UK.  O’Sullivan started her IR career at Standard Chartered Bank, which she joined at the ...
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Oct 19, 2020
ARC Resources and Agnico Eagle Mines win big at Canada Awards
The IR teams at ARC Resources and Agnico Eagle Mines will need to clear some space in their trophy cabinets, because these mainstays of the IR Magazine Awards – Canada have won big again. The award ceremony was hosted virtually, with hundreds in attendance, following on from the success of the virtual IR Magazine Awards in the US and Europe. But while the virtual format was new, the winners were familiar. ARC Resources – which won six awards in 2...
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Oct 12, 2020
Brunswick Corporation names Brent Dahl as vice president of investor relations
Brunswick Corporation, a global manufacturer of marine products, has appointed Brent Dahl as its new vice president of investor relations.  Dahl joined Brunswick in 2002 and has held a number of senior finance positions. In his previous role, he was vice president of internal audit. He has also served as Brunswick’s assistant controller and controller of the bowling and billiards division. There is an opening in the IR team as Al Marchetti, the current sen...
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Oct 12, 2020
A close look at IR rotational programs
Investor relations provides a lifelong career for many, as evidenced by the number of academic courses emerging in the field. For many others, however, a stint in investor relations can be part of a formal or informal development plan to build a more rounded understanding of corporate finance and leadership. General Electric, Ford, TD Bank and Sun Life Financial are just a few of the companies that use rotational IR programs. These programs are seen as an effective ...
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Oct 08, 2020
15 questions with Fortis
1. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN IR? Approximately eight years. 2. WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE IR? I’ve worked in finance, treasury and risk management. 3. WHAT ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS? I have an MBA from Wayne State University and a BBA from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. 4. HOW IS YOUR TEAM SET UP? The core team is based in St John’s, Newfoundland and I a...
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Oct 07, 2020
Highlights from the Equality in IR Forum
For the last three years, IR Magazine has facilitated a discussion about gender equality in the IR profession. The campaign has included events in London, New York, San Francisco and Toronto, as well as research, articles, podcasts and a video series. Through these media we were able to discuss issues of gender pay parity and examine why men outweigh women in senior IR positions, even though there’s a 50/50 gender split across all roles in IR. We continue...
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