Careers Archive

Apr 18, 2019
Powerscourt signs David Lloyd-Seed to growing IR team
David Lloyd-Seed has been named as the new head of capital markets at Powerscourt, as the consultancy continues the expansion of its IR team, after Marina Calero and Eavan Gannon joined former sell-side analyst Alison Watson to form the team late last year. Lloyd-Seed, chairman of the UK IR Society and former head of IR at Telefonica, will wor...
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Apr 10, 2019
Think tank challenges ‘meaningless’ gender pay gap data
In a contrarian approach to the pay gap debate, London-based free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) asserts the influx of data on gender pay gap reporting fails to provide any meaningful insight into fair pay for men and women. Now into the second year of UK-mandated gender pay gap reporting for large organizations, the IEA ‘briefing’ provides examples – including data from KPMG, EasyJet, Npower and Thomas Cook – to illustrate how the...
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Apr 05, 2019
Intel hires rival Qualcomm’s CFO
Intel has named former Qualcomm finance lead George Davis as executive vice president and CFO. He now takes over Intel’s global financial operations, including its IR department, and heads up the company’s technology department. Davis left his executive vice president and CFO post after six years at Qualcomm, where he also had IR responsibilities and was a member of the executive committee at the global chipmaker. As part of the transition plan for a new CFO, Qu...
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Mar 27, 2019
Board Diversity report now available
The latest report from IR Magazine is an analysis of how IR relates to the issue of board diversity. Based on responses from more than 650 IR professionals and more than 200 investors, the report breaks down the data by region, cap size and job title. This report looks at what the key drivers are for board diversity and how interested investors are – or are perceived to be – in diversity issues. The report also examines how companies are engaged in boar...
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Mar 27, 2019
Total’s finance boss moves back to IR as senior vice president
Ladislas Paszkiewicz, a finance executive at Total who previously won four trophies in Paris at IR Magazine’s Continental Europe Awards, including best IRO, is returning to his IR career at the French mega-cap oil and gas company. Total has appointed the long-standing employee as its new senior vice president of investor relations, effective from July 1. Paszkiewicz, who is also a member of the group performance management committee, joined the firm in198...
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Mar 19, 2019
Cowen appoints new IR head
New York-based Cowen, a diversified financial services firm, has named James Farley as managing director and head of investor relations. Farley joins the firm from Investment Technology Group, an agency broker and technology provider, where he was managing director of IR and corporate communications. He spent 10 years at the company. Previous positions include Bank of America in equity research sales and CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. He has also held senior prod...
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Mar 11, 2019
Genmab names new vice president of comms and IR
Denmark-based Genmab, an international biotechnology company, has appointed Marisol Peron as corporate vice president of communications and investor relations. According to the company, she is now responsible for the strategic management of both internal and external communications and IR efforts for Genmab. Peron brings more than 20 years of corporate communications experience from the life sciences industry in the creation, implementation and management of ...
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Mar 11, 2019
Norwegian web browser provider hires IR lead
Opera, the Norwegian web browser provider, has appointed Derrick Nueman as vice president of investor relations. Nueman, who is based in the US, joins from Pandora Media, where he helped to reposition the company, resulting in its $3 bn sale to SiriusXM, according to a statement. Prior to this, he spent 10 years at TiVo as vice president of investor relations and strategic finance. Nueman was also director of IR for Ask Jeeves and worked as a publishing analy...
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Mar 07, 2019
Africa and North America best for female representation and leadership, says expert
Female representation at sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and public pension funds is improving around the world, though women are still under-represented, an annual index suggests. The Gender Balance Index 2019, now in its sixth year, has been published by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow. It tracks the number of women and men among senior staff at public investment institutions globally, wei...
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