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May 23, 2019
New head of IR named as iHeartMedia preps for IPO
Texas-headquartered iHeartMedia, the radio and entertainment firm, has named Kareem Chin as its new senior vice president and head of IR as it plans its IPO. The firm filed plans with the SEC in April to list on Nasdaq, as it neared bankruptcy exit. Despite having filed for bankruptcy in March 2018, the firm is betting on the growth of podcasts to drive revenue post-IPO. Its recent financial str...
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May 14, 2019
Univar Solutions names new head of IR
Illinois-headquartered chemical firm Univar Solutions has named Heather Kos as its new vice president of investor relations.  Kos, who was recently named on Crain’s list of Notable Women in Manufacturing, is a 15-year IR veteran. She takes over from David Lim who has been named vice president of corporate development, where he will ‘focus on the company’s M&A...
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May 13, 2019
Citi promotes head of IR to consumer banking CFO role
Banking giant Citigroup has named head of IR Susan Kendall as the new CFO of its consumer banking unit. Kendall is replacing Nick Lyall, who recently retired from Citi after seven years in the role and 18 years with Citi. Kendall, who has been with the company for a decade, will take over the position from June 15, reporting directly to Mark Mason, Citigroup’s CFO, according to an internal memo seen by IR Magazine. While the firm begins its search ...
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May 10, 2019
Mining giant BHP appoints IRO
Anglo-Australian mining, metals and petroleum company BHP has appointed Tristan Lovegrove as group IRO, effective July 15, 2019. The appointment comes at a slightly challenging time as the dual-listed company’s shares fell recently – due to a reduction in iron ore production – and the group faces a $5 bn claim for damages over a dam collapse in Brazil in 2015. UBS also recently downgraded the company to ‘neutral’ from ‘buy’, saying an expected f...
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May 08, 2019
Women in IR: The importance of an inspiring leadership team
Fortis has been a major supporter of IR Magazine’s women in IR campaign and when we caught up with Stephanie Amaimo, the company’s vice president of investor relations, she talked about what the campaign has meant to her and how Fortis’ board and management team walks the walk on diversity. ‘I found that speaking about women in IR and gathering together helps to highlight the opportunity we h...
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May 02, 2019
NIRI chief on education and the 50th anniversary
This is a year of celebration for NIRI, with 2019 marking the association’s 50th anniversary. Speaking to IR Magazine on the red carpet at the IR Magazine Awards – US earlier this year, NIRI president and CEO Gary LaBranche discussed how the association is celebrating the milestone, as well as outlining the recently announced strate...
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