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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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Aug 16, 2019
Dallas-based CSW Industrials appoints new IR head
Dallas-based and Nasdaq-listed CSW Industrials (CSWI), a diversified industrial growth company focused on industrial products and specialty chemicals, has hired Adrianne Griffin as vice president of IR and treasurer, effective immediately.   Griffin will report to Gregg Branning, CSWI’s chief financial officer. Branning says in a statement: ‘I am pleased to welcome Adrianne to the CSWI team. She brings significant expertise and leadership to our organiz...
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Aug 15, 2019
Jack in the Box’s DiRaimo announces retirement
Carol DiRaimo has announced that she will retire from her position as chief investor relations and corporate communications officer at Jack in the Box. Her last day will be tomorrow, August 16.   DiRaimo joined the company in July 2008 as vice president of investor relations and corporate communications, before being promoted to her current role in April 2017. Before Ja...
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Aug 14, 2019
Merck’s head of IR departs to take up finance chief role at SQZ Biotech
Teri Loxam is leaving her role as head of IR at Merck to become the chief financial officer at SQZ Biotechnologies, a private firm focused on developing cell therapies to treat a range of diseases. As Merck’s senior vice president of IR and global communications, Loxam had a wide remit overseeing the pharmaceutical company’s IR, PR, media relations and internal communications. Prior to Merck, she spent three years at IMAX as vice president of IR – during which...
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Aug 13, 2019
Former hedge-fund analyst joins Hilton Grand Vacations as head of IR
Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), the global timeshare company headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has announced the appointment of former hedge-fund analyst Mark Melnyk as vice president of IR.  Prior to joining HGV, Melnyk ran his own corporate finance and financial planning consultancy called The Demarest Group. Before that, he worked as a hedge-fund analyst at three New York firms: Moore Capital Management, Scopus Asset Management and Highline Capital Management....
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Aug 07, 2019
Former NIRI chair Haertel joins CVS Health
CVS Health has appointed Valerie Haertel as its new senior vice president of investor relations. Haertel joined the company on July 25. She succeeds Mike Maguire, who left CVS Health in April after 22 years to join Macys as vice president and head of investor relations. Haertel reports into Eva Boratto, CVS Health’s executive vice president and CFO. ‘Valerie’s sound judgment and deep expertise will help us communicate the ways that our powerful and uniq...
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