Careers Monthly archive

Dec 30, 2020
Tyson Foods names Megan Britt as new vice president of investor relations
Tyson Foods, the US-based global food company focused on meat products, has appointed Megan Britt to the role of vice president of investor relations.  The position is effective from January 4 and Britt will report to Stewart Glendinning, the company’s CFO.  She joins from Corteva Agriscience, where most recently she served as vice president of investor relations for around two years. Prior to Corteva, she held a series of finance roles at DuPont. ...
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Dec 14, 2020
Internal move sees new head of IR for JPMorgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase, which took home two awards at the virtual IR Magazine Awards – US 2020, has named internal hire Reggie Chambers as its new head of investor relations. Chambers, currently chief administrative officer for Chase Consumer Banking, will take up the role on January 1, 2021, as current head of IR Jason Scott moves into another position at ...
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Dec 14, 2020
Careers: Why doesn’t IR command a higher salary?
IR professionals are out on the road – physically or virtually – they market to new investors and maintain the shareholder base with hundreds of investor meetings a year. They are the eyes and ears of the C-suite on the Street and an essential element of defense should an activist shareholder or short-seller show up on the register. So why don’t IR roles command a higher salary? This conversation might be less about salary and compensation and more about proving the ...
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Dec 08, 2020
 15 questions with Nornickel
1. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN IR? I started my IR career in 2007 at Vimpelcom, one of Russia’s largest telecom companies. I have also been director of IR at Euroset and Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port. 2. WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE IR? I worked as an interpreter and translator for RTS Exchange, a major Russian stock exchange at that time. 3. WHAT ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS? I am a linguist and ph...
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Dec 08, 2020
Primo Water appoints Jon Kathol as vice president of investor relations
Primo Water, the water solutions company listed in New York and Toronto, has named Jon Kathol as its new vice president of investor relations. His position is effective immediately and he reports to Jay Wells, Primo’s CFO, according to a company statement. Kathol joins from Tyson Foods where he served as vice president of IR for nine years. Prior to that, he was a senior director at Tyson focused on pricing optimization. In total, Kathol has 25 years of exp...
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Dec 04, 2020
Nicholas Seibert replaces AMC Networks’ IR head Seth Zaslow
AMC Networks’ Nicholas Seibert is to head the IR team when long-serving executive Seth Zaslow steps down at the end of 2020. Seibert, currently vice president of corporate development and investor relations, joined AMC Networks in 2017 and is on the board of directors for Next Games and Levity, AMC Networks’ production services and comedy venues business. Before that, he worked at GAMCO Investors, where he was a buy-side analyst focused on TMT equities, and as p...
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Dec 03, 2020
Award-winning IRO Julie Dewey joins Nevro to head up IR and corporate communications
Nevro, the US-listed medical device company, has appointed award-winning IR professional Julie Dewey as its vice president of investor relations and corporate communications. Most recently, Dewey worked as senior vice president and chief communications officer at Wright Medical Group, which was acquired by Stryker last month. During her nine years with Wright Medical, she won numerous investor relations awards from IR Magazine, including best IRO at ...
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Dec 01, 2020
Bill.com appoints first head of IR
Bill.com has appointed its first in-house investor relations lead, as the company's share price has increased significantly since April.  Karen Sansot joined as vice president and head of investor relations on November 2. She is the first internal IR representative, she tells IR Magazine, and reports to John Rettig, Bill.com’s chief financial officer. Sansot most recently served as senior director of investor relations at Zendesk, between January ...
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