Careers Archive

Sep 17, 2020
GE and Microsoft take three trophies each at US Awards
The best and brightest of the US IR community gathered around their computers, rather than dining tables, as the winners of the IR Magazine Awards – US 2020 were announced in a virtual ceremony yesterday. GE and Microsoft led the pack with three awards each. GE picked up awards for best overall investor relations (large cap), best investor relations officer (large cap) for Steve Winoker and best in sector for industrials. Microsoft won best financial reporting, be...
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Sep 14, 2020
Rocket Companies appoints Jason McGruder as vice president of investor relations
Rocket Companies, which owns the Rocket Mortgage and Quicken Loans brands, has named experienced IR professional Jason McGruder as its new vice president of investor relations.  McGruder joins US-based Rocket from Cantor Fitzgerald where he led the IR team for Cantor and its subsidiaries, including BGC Partners and Newmark Group. Previously he was head of IR at BGC for more than a decade.  McGruder also worked in IR at eSpeed, which merged with BGC in 2007,...
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Sep 09, 2020
Equifax appoints senior vice president of IR
Equifax has announced the appointment of Dorian Hare as its new senior vice president of corporate investor relations, effective immediately. Hare succeeds Trevor Burns, who is now senior financial officer for Equifax’s Global Consumer Solutions business. Burns spent two years leading the IR function at Equifax. A company press release notes that the senior vice president serves ‘as an extended member of the Equifax senior leadership team’. Hare joins E...
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Sep 09, 2020
New head of IR for record label behind Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Cardi B
Warner Music Group (WMG), which boasts a roster of artists including Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Cardi B, has named Kareem Chin as its new vice president and head of investor relations. Based in New York and reporting to CFO Eric Levin and chief communications officer James Steven, Chin joins the music giant after its successful Nasdaq debut in June that saw the company valued at $12.75 bn. ...
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Sep 08, 2020
Newcore Gold names Mal Karwowska as vice president of corporate development and IR
Newcore Gold, a mining company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, has announced the appointment of experienced finance professional Mal Karwowska as vice president of corporate development and investor relations. Karwowska joins from First Mining Gold where she served as vice president of corporate development. She previously worked as an investment manager at Pacific Road Capital, business development director at Oxygen Capital and senior investment research analy...
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Sep 03, 2020
Fisker appoints former Wolfe analyst Dan Galves as vice president of investor relations
US electric carmaker Fisker has appointed former sell-side analyst Dan Galves as its new vice president of investor relations. Galves joins the California-based company from Wolfe Research where he covered the automotive sector, specializing in technology trends. He has also held equity research roles at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Fisker is not Galves’ first foray into investor relations. Prior to Wolfe Research, he served as chief communications offi...
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Aug 27, 2020
CFOs focus on strategy as Covid-19 hits
Chief financial officers have switched focus to serve as strategists and change agents, according to research from Grant Thornton, which surveyed CFOs in February and again in May once the global coronavirus pandemic had set in. The biggest change is in the CFO’s role as strategist, with 42 percent of CFOs saying they spent as much as half of their time as strategists ...
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Aug 25, 2020
Artemis Gold appoints vice president of capital markets
Nick Campbell has been appointed as vice president of capital markets for Artemis Gold, effective immediately. Campbell’s appointment is part of a wave of new management hires and coincides with the closing of Artemis Gold’s acquisition of the Blackwater Project from New Gold. The deal closed for an initial fee of $105 mn, with further add-ons to be paid over time, according to ...
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Aug 20, 2020
Antares Pharma appoints new vice president of IR
Antares Pharma has appointed Tram Bui as its new vice president of corporate communications and investor relations. Bui reports into Fred Powell, the company’s chief financial officer, and succeeds Jack Howarth, who is scheduled to retire on August 31. Howarth has served as the vice president of corporate affairs since 2012. Bui has spent her recent career working at investor relations and communications advisory firms, including The Ruth Group and KCSA Str...
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Aug 19, 2020
New head of IR at Jackson National Life Insurance
Jackson National Life Insurance Company has appointed former AIG head of IR Liz Werner as its new senior vice president of investor relations. Taking up the role on August 10, Werner brings 10 years’ experience across the financial services industry, including banking, insurance and advisory services. She joins the company’s senior leadership team, where she reports to Axel André, executive vice president and CFO of Jackson, and will lead an established investo...
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