Careers Archive

Aug 21, 2019
AIG announces newly created all-encompassing head of IR role
Insurance giant American International Group (AIG) has appointed Sabra Purtill to a newly created, all-encompassing role as deputy CFO and head of IR, treasury, rating agency relations and corporate development, effective August 28.  Based in New York, Purtill will report to Mark Lyons, AIG’s executive vice president and CFO. She will oversee AIG’s engagement with key financial stakeholders, including the investor community, as well as oversee the company’s t...
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Aug 16, 2019
Dallas-based CSW Industrials appoints new IR head
Dallas-based and Nasdaq-listed CSW Industrials (CSWI), a diversified industrial growth company focused on industrial products and specialty chemicals, has hired Adrianne Griffin as vice president of IR and treasurer, effective immediately.   Griffin will report to Gregg Branning, CSWI’s chief financial officer. Branning says in a statement: ‘I am pleased to welcome Adrianne to the CSWI team. She brings significant expertise and leadership to our organiz...
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Aug 15, 2019
Jack in the Box’s DiRaimo announces retirement
Carol DiRaimo has announced that she will retire from her position as chief investor relations and corporate communications officer at Jack in the Box. Her last day will be tomorrow, August 16.   DiRaimo joined the company in July 2008 as vice president of investor relations and corporate communications, before being promoted to her current role in April 2017. Before Ja...
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Aug 14, 2019
Merck’s head of IR departs to take up finance chief role at SQZ Biotech
Teri Loxam is leaving her role as head of IR at Merck to become the chief financial officer at SQZ Biotechnologies, a private firm focused on developing cell therapies to treat a range of diseases. As Merck’s senior vice president of IR and global communications, Loxam had a wide remit overseeing the pharmaceutical company’s IR, PR, media relations and internal communications. Prior to Merck, she spent three years at IMAX as vice president of IR – during which...
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Aug 13, 2019
Former hedge-fund analyst joins Hilton Grand Vacations as head of IR
Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), the global timeshare company headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has announced the appointment of former hedge-fund analyst Mark Melnyk as vice president of IR.  Prior to joining HGV, Melnyk ran his own corporate finance and financial planning consultancy called The Demarest Group. Before that, he worked as a hedge-fund analyst at three New York firms: Moore Capital Management, Scopus Asset Management and Highline Capital Management....
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Aug 07, 2019
Former NIRI chair Haertel joins CVS Health
CVS Health has appointed Valerie Haertel as its new senior vice president of investor relations. Haertel joined the company on July 25. She succeeds Mike Maguire, who left CVS Health in April after 22 years to join Macys as vice president and head of investor relations. Haertel reports into Eva Boratto, CVS Health’s executive vice president and CFO. ‘Valerie’s sound judgment and deep expertise will help us communicate the ways that our powerful and uniq...
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Jul 26, 2019
Baker Hughes recruits new head of IR
Oil company Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), has announced that Jud Bailey will join the firm as vice president of IR, effective August 2019. In this role, Bailey will serve as principal contact for BHGE’s investors and be responsible for communicating the company’s value proposition to its shareholders and the broader financial community. He has nearly 20 years of experience covering the energy sector and succeeds Philipp Mueller, who is leaving BHGE t...
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Jul 25, 2019
IMAX appoints new head of investor relations
IMAX Corporation has appointed Stephen Davidson as its new head of investor relations, effective immediately. He reports into the company’s CEO, Richard Gelfond, reflecting an elevation of the IR function. Davidson's predecessor reported into the company's CFO, Patrick McClymont.  Davidson joins from Brightline, now known as Virgin Trains USA, where he served as head of investor relations working toward the company’s IPO. He boasts almost three decades o...
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Jul 22, 2019
Blockchain fintech firm tZERO names new head of IR
Blockchain tech firm tZERO, which focuses on bringing blockchain technology to the capital markets, has named IMAX Corporation’s former head of IR as its own new head of investor relations. Michael Mougias ‘brings a decade of experience across investor relations, capital markets and financial analysis,’ according to a company statement announcing his appointment.  The former head of IR at IMAX – who ran investor relations for the firm’s NYSE and St...
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Jul 17, 2019
Capita appoints director of IR
London-based outsourcing business Capita has today announced that Stuart Morgan will join the company in September as director of IR from easyJet, where he has held a similar role. Prior to easyJet, Morgan held senior investor-facing roles at automotive services company RAC, coach operating company National Express and testing laboratories firm Eurofins Scientific. In 2018 he was named best IRO in the UK by the IR Society. He says in a statement: ‘I ...
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