Careers Monthly archive

Oct 31, 2018
Powerscourt builds new team to launch full-service IR practice
London and Dublin-based consultancy Powerscourt has launched a new full-service IR practice, with Mifid II having a bearing on the firm’s expansion as companies ‘increasingly seek to engage with the market more proactively’ as a result of the mammoth EU regulation. The new team ‘will be run by three senior team members with highly complementary skills covering specialist IR consultancy...
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Oct 26, 2018
Beyond lean in, elbow in – Highlights from Women in IR Canada
If society continues at its current rate, it will be 217 years before gender equality is reached – equality in terms of equal pay and representation in senior IR roles, according to Tanya Rowntree, global head of client success and equity capital markets at TMX Group. During her opening remarks at IR Magazine’s Women in IR forum in Toronto earlier this month, Rowntree underscored the thesis behind the events. ‘If you can see her, you can be her,’ sh...
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Oct 12, 2018
Poseida Therapeutics appoints corporate affairs lead
Poseida Therapeutics has announced the appointment of Marcy Graham as vice president of corporate affairs, responsible for investor relations, corporate communications and other functions within the company. Graham started in the first week of October and reports directly into the company’s CFO. This is the first time Poseida Therapeutics has had an in-house IR representative. ‘Due to the innovation of it...
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Oct 10, 2018
China Aviation Oil (Singapore) wins people’s choice award
China Aviation Oil (Singapore) scooped the people’s choice award for investor relations at the IR Magazine Global Forum & Awards in Amsterdam. The firm, headquartered in Singapore, secured the award for its multi-pronged approach to investor relations adopted over a four-year period. This includes its holistic approach to IR, as well as a pro...
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Oct 09, 2018
North America dominates Global Top 50 winners list
Companies hailing from China to the US have been named as Global Top 50 winners, with 10 firms taking home trophies after beating off international competitors to be crowned best in their respective sectors worldwide. The list of winning companies, revealed at the close of the first day of the IR Magazine Global Forum & Awards, for the first time ranks companies by sector. The result is that this year’s Global Top 50 comprises 10 groups of five internationally...
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Oct 08, 2018
MTS names sell-sider as new head of IR
Polina Ugryumova has been named director of investor relations at MTS, the telecoms giant with more than 100 mn mobile customers across Russia, Ukraine, Armenia and Belarus. Ugryumova joins the Moscow-headquartered company, which has a dual listing on the NYSE and the Moscow Exchange, from Morgan Stanley, where she was part of the EMEA technology, media and telecoms (TMT) eq...
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Oct 08, 2018
IR professionals feel increasingly valued in Middle East
More than four fifths (81 percent) of IR practitioners across the Middle East say they feel valued by senior management, up from 73 percent a year ago. That’s according to the latest research from the Middle East IR Association (Meira), hot on the heels of its 10th anniversary conference.  The number of IR professionals in the region who say they play a str...
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