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Feb 15, 2019
Achillion Pharmaceuticals’ head of IR takes on CFO role
US-based Achillion Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has appointed Brian Di Donato to the position of senior vice president and CFO. Di Donato has more than 20 years of financial and leadership experience and assumes responsibility for finance, accounting and treasury as well as continuing to lead investor relations. ‘Brian joined the Achillion team in August 2018 and has already made significant contributions alongside the new ma...
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Feb 15, 2019
Continental names engineer as new head of IR
German tire manufacturer Continental has named engineer and former Linde head of investor relations as its new IR chief after Rolf Woller stepped down at the end of 2018. Bernard Wang – a Princeton University electrical engineering graduate with many years’ capital markets and IR experience – took on the role at the start of January.  Wang, who comes most recently from Linde where he was head of IR since the end of 2016, also boasts an MBA from the Eur...
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Feb 13, 2019
Publicis Groupe appoints new head of IR
French advertising and PR firm Publicis Groupe has appointed Alessandra Girolami as vice president of IR and strategic financial planning, effective March 4. She will report to Jean-Michel Etienne, group CFO and a member of the board of Publicis Groupe. Chi-Chung Lo, investor relations officer, will continue to handle relations with investors, shareholders and analysts, and report to Girolami. Most recently head of IR with Swiss building materials multination...
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Jan 23, 2019
Tech Data appoints IR director
The mid-cap technology firm Tech Data has hired Tania Almond as its director of investor relations, reporting into Arleen Quinones, the company’s corporate vice president of corporate communications and investor relations. Almond started in the vacant role in mid-December, and is now working with Quinones to develop and execute a proactive and measurable IR program. Almond confirms that her role had previously been an IR manager position, but the company saw fit ...
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Jan 21, 2019
Total names former analyst as head of IR
Total, the French mega-cap oil and gas company, has named Brendan Warn as its new senior vice president of IR. Having taken over the role from Mike Sangster at the start of this month, Warn comes most recently from BMO Capital Markets in London where he served as managing director and UK head of equity research. He continues to be based in London in his new role at Total.   The University of New South Wales (UNSW) MBA graduate boasts 13 years’ equity resea...
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Jan 17, 2019
GE names new head of IR
Technology giant GE has named its second head of investor relations in just six months, as former analyst Steve Winoker prepares to move into the role on January 22. Winoker replaces Todd Ernst, who joined the Boston-headquartered firm as vice president of investor relations at the end of July 2018. According to the press statement announcing Winoker’s appointment, Ernst ...
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Jan 14, 2019
HMS Holdings appoints new senior vice president of IR
HMS Holdings Corp has appointed Robert Borchert as its new senior vice president of investor relations. Based in the HMS corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas, Borchert now reports into chief financial officer Jeff Sherman and leads all investor and financial communications activities at HMS. These include broadening awareness among institutional and other investors and educating current and prospective investors about the company’s business strategy, pe...
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Jan 11, 2019
Mr. Cooper has new head of IR
Dallas, Texas-headquartered home loan provider Mr. Cooper Group has named former analyst Kenneth Posner as its new head of investor relations.  Posner joins the firm from Capital Bank Financial – a company he co-founded –where he served as chief of strategic planning and investor relations. His new role at Mr. Cooper Group also combines strategic planning and ...
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Jan 08, 2019
30 IR stars in 30 days: Deb Wasser of Etsy
IR Magazine has a long history of honoring those men, women and companies around the world that excel at investor relations. In celebration of 30 years of IR Magazine, we selected 30 IR stars that have shone particularly brightly over the past three decades and will be posting one profile each day for 30 days.  ...
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Dec 28, 2018
Flotek appoints new CFO
Houston-based chemical company Flotek Industries has today appointed Elizabeth Wilkinson as CFO. Wilkinson will be responsible for the company’s financial strategy, planning and reporting, as well as investor relations, treasury and corporate development functions. She will be based in Houston, reporting to Flotek’s CEO, president and chairman, John Chisholm. Wilkinson, a certified public accountant, brings more than 30 years of experience to Flote...
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