Careers Archive

Oct 10, 2019
IR Society CEO to retire
The IR Society, the UK’s investor relations association, has announced a change in leadership: Gary Davies is to retire from his position as CEO. Laura Hayter, who has worked for the IR Society for more than eight years, including six as head of policy and communications, will become the new CEO. Davies, who took up the role less than 18 months ago, is stepping down...
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Oct 08, 2019
Precision BioSciences brings in IPO adviser to lead financial strategy and IR
Precision BioSciences, a genome-editing company, has brought in an investment banker who helped with its IPO to run financial strategy and investor relations.  Nicholas Riddle joins the bioscience company from JPMorgan where he spent four years working in the healthcare investment banking group.  Earlier this year, he was one of the advisers who helped Precision raise $145 mn during its IPO on Nasdaq. JPMorgan worked as joint bookrunner on the offering alon...
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Sep 23, 2019
MSCI brings in Salli Schwartz as treasurer and head of IR
MSCI, the provider of indices and other tools to the investment community, has announced the appointment of Salli Schwartz as the company’s new treasurer and head of IR. Most recently, Schwartz worked at Moody’s Corporation as global head of strategic capital management and treasurer. While there, she combined the IR and treasury teams to create a department called the strategic capital management group, which had a staff of 20 people globally. At the tim...
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Sep 12, 2019
Sun Life Financial IRO moves into divisional CFO role
Greg Dilworth, who has served as Sun Life Financial’s vice president of investor relations since 2015, has taken on the role of vice president and CFO of group retirement services at the company. In his new role, Dilworth is responsible for financial reporting, accounting and controls, tax, risk, valuation and oversight, he tells IR Magazine. The division he has moved to – Sun Life’s Canadian pension business – is the largest defined contribution pl...
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Sep 10, 2019
Finnish retailer Kesko appoints new head of IR
Finnish retail conglomerate Kesko has appointed Hanna Jaakkola as its new vice president of IR, succeeding Kia Aejmelaeus, who has left the company. Jaakkola is an experienced investor relations professional having previously held similar positions at the Helsinki-based construction company YIT and Nordic shopping center company Citycon. Jaakkola says in a statement: ‘I am thrilled to be working at Kesko, a company I have previously used as a benchmark in...
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Sep 04, 2019
Ørsted appoints new head of IR
Ørsted, the Danish offshore wind farm developer, has named Allan Andersen as its new head of investor relations.  Andersen, a long-time employee of Ørsted, most recently led treasury and risk management and was CFO of the customer solutions business, according to a statement from the company.  In his new position, Anderson will continue to lead treasury and risk management while taking on responsibility for two other areas: financial planning and analysis...
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Sep 02, 2019
Viacom and CBS name head of IR for ViacomCBS
Viacom and CBS have named Anthony DiClemente as executive vice president of investor relations at the newly merged company ViacomCBS. He will undertake the role when the merger between the two media companies is completed, which is expected by the end of the year. DiClemente is currently executive vice president of investor relations at CBS. In his new role he will report to Christina Spade, currently chief financial officer of CBS, who will become CFO of Via...
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Aug 29, 2019
Comstock brings in new IR head following Covey takeover
Comstock Resources, the US energy company backed by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, has brought in experienced sell-side analyst Ronald Mills as its vice president of finance and investor relations. The appointment comes shortly after Comstock completed the $2.2 bn acquisition of Covey Park Energy. Mills now joins the newly formed management team – made up of executives from both companies – and will assist with corporate planning, M&A and IR, according to...
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Aug 26, 2019
UBS brings in Bank of England adviser to lead IR and sustainable finance committee
UBS has announced that Huw van Steenis, an adviser to Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney, will join the investment bank as head of IR and chairman of a new sustainable finance committee.  The appointment, effective September 2, will make van Steenis one of the most senior finance figures to lead an IR department. During his time at the UK’s central bank, he ran a study into the future of the financial system and how the BoE should prepare itself for the ...
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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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