Careers Monthly archive

Nov 29, 2018
Paul Cardillo is Popular appointment
Popular, the Nasdaq-listed financial services group, has appointed Paul Cardillo as its IRO. He reports to Popular’s CFO Carlos Vàzquez. Prior to joining Popular, Cardillo served as director and financial services specialist of equity sales for Deutsche Bank and prior to that he was senior vice president and financial services specialist of equity trading for New York investment bank Jefferies. He has also held positions in the finance field at asset manag...
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Nov 21, 2018
Halliburton promotes head of IR to CFO role
Oil giant Halliburton has promoted Lance Loeffler from vice president of IR to the position of chief financial officer. Loeffler replaces Chris Weber, who is leaving the company ‘to pursue other opportunities,’ according to a statement by Halliburton. Weber will receive $1.4 mn in severance after 17 months in the role. Halliburton confirmed to IR Magazine that no replace...
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Nov 16, 2018
CDW appoints Beth Coronelli as vice president of IR
Technology products and services business CDW has announced that Sari Macrie, the current vice president of investor relations, will retire at the end of the year. Beth Coronelli will join CDW as its new vice president of IR, allowing for a month of handover between Macrie and Coronelli.   Macrie joined CDW in 2013, just before the company’s IPO and, according to a company press release, was instrumental in building and growing the company’s investor rel...
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Nov 15, 2018
Nominees announced for IR Magazine Awards – Greater China 2018
Anta Sports Products boasts seven nominations among the companies short-listed for this year’s IR Magazine Awards – Greater China, as the full short lists appear ahead of the ceremony on November 30 in Hong Kong. IR Magazine will present 30 awards on the night, recognizing the region’s best and brightest in the IR profession. The ceremony will be held at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. At last year’s event, Anta Sports Products took home the a...
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Nov 09, 2018
Women in IR panel debates gender targets
Campaigns such as that led by the 30% Club, which aims to address gender imbalances on corporate boards, must not lead to firms treating women as numbers, speakers at the IR Magazine Forum ­– Women in IR Europe said today. The four female panelists at the London event agreed that the 30% Club – whose campaign has spread to 10 countries but in the UK aims to achieve at least 30 percent f...
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Nov 08, 2018
Women in IR: Corporate finance background works better for men
Men coming into IR from a corporate finance background are more likely than women from the same background to be paid well and more likely to be head of IR, reveals new research from IR Magazine.  In fact, 70 percent of male IR practitioners from a corporate finance or treasury background earn more than $100,000, compared with just 47 percent of women from the same background.  The study of 906 IR professionals globally also finds that 60 ...
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Nov 08, 2018
IR30: How IROs become subject-matter experts
Greg Secord, vice president of investor relations at OpenText, says he ‘has always loved the investor relations profession’. His passion is evident when talking to him, and it clearly delivers results: earlier this year, Secord was presented with the lifetime achievement award at the IR Magazine Awards – Canada.  As a former CIRI board member and current NIRI board member, Secord ha...
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Nov 07, 2018
Halozyme names new head of IR
San Diego-headquartered biotech firm Halozyme, which develops oncology and drug-delivery therapies, has named Albert Kildani as its new vice president of IR and corporate communications. As well as serving as the primary contact for analysts and the investment community, Kildani now also ‘oversees all aspects of corporate communications, including public relations and external and internal communications,’ according to a press release announcing his appointment....
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Nov 06, 2018
Aston Martin hires head of IR following IPO
Luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings has hired Charlotte Cowley to lead its IR team after a difficult start to its public listing earlier this year. Cowley starts the new role in January 2019, having recently worked as vice president of IR for listed luxury goods company Burberry. She also comes to the role with experience ...
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Nov 05, 2018
Orexo appoints Joseph DeFeo as CFO
Swedish pharmaceuticals firm Orexo has appointed Joseph DeFeo as its new CFO, effective November 1. He succeeds Henrik Juuel, who moves on to take a similar role at Danish biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic. The appointment transfers responsibilities for investor relations from the CFO to Johannes Doll, who is currently Orexo’s executive vice president and head of corporate development.    Former...
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