Careers Monthly archive

Oct 19, 2020
ARC Resources and Agnico Eagle Mines win big at Canada Awards
The IR teams at ARC Resources and Agnico Eagle Mines will need to clear some space in their trophy cabinets, because these mainstays of the IR Magazine Awards – Canada have won big again. The award ceremony was hosted virtually, with hundreds in attendance, following on from the success of the virtual IR Magazine Awards in the US and Europe. But while the virtual format was new, the winners were familiar. ARC Resources – which won six awards in 2...
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Oct 12, 2020
Brunswick Corporation names Brent Dahl as vice president of investor relations
Brunswick Corporation, a global manufacturer of marine products, has appointed Brent Dahl as its new vice president of investor relations.  Dahl joined Brunswick in 2002 and has held a number of senior finance positions. In his previous role, he was vice president of internal audit. He has also served as Brunswick’s assistant controller and controller of the bowling and billiards division. There is an opening in the IR team as Al Marchetti, the current sen...
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Oct 12, 2020
A close look at IR rotational programs
Investor relations provides a lifelong career for many, as evidenced by the number of academic courses emerging in the field. For many others, however, a stint in investor relations can be part of a formal or informal development plan to build a more rounded understanding of corporate finance and leadership. General Electric, Ford, TD Bank and Sun Life Financial are just a few of the companies that use rotational IR programs. These programs are seen as an effective ...
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Oct 08, 2020
15 questions with Fortis
1. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN IR? Approximately eight years. 2. WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE IR? I’ve worked in finance, treasury and risk management. 3. WHAT ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS? I have an MBA from Wayne State University and a BBA from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. 4. HOW IS YOUR TEAM SET UP? The core team is based in St John’s, Newfoundland and I a...
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Oct 07, 2020
Highlights from the Equality in IR Forum
For the last three years, IR Magazine has facilitated a discussion about gender equality in the IR profession. The campaign has included events in London, New York, San Francisco and Toronto, as well as research, articles, podcasts and a video series. Through these media we were able to discuss issues of gender pay parity and examine why men outweigh women in senior IR positions, even though there’s a 50/50 gender split across all roles in IR. We continue...
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Oct 01, 2020
Allianz takes three trophies as German firms win big at the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2020
Allianz was the big winner at this year’s IR Magazine Awards – Europe, which, in true 2020 event style, took place in your living room. The German financial services giant won three trophies: the coveted awards for best overall investor relations and best investor relations officer for Oliver Schmidt (both in the large-cap category), and the best IR in the financials sector award. The company’s three wins helped German firms lead the pack in Europe, wi...
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Oct 01, 2020
Former Salesforce IRO joins private company Celonis
Artificial intelligence-enhanced process-mining software company Celonis has appointed John Cummings as its senior vice president of investor relations and corporate development, a newly created role. Cummings joined the company on September 28 and reports to Guido Torrini, the company’s chief financial officer. Celonis is privately held, but late last year it closed a ...
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