Careers Monthly archive

Jun 27, 2022
‘For a young company in today’s market, the key theme will always be cash’: Q&A with Virgin Orbit’s new head of IR
Having just been named IR lead at Virgin Orbit, the arm of Sir Richard Branson’s aerospace companies that deals with satellite launches, Stephen Zhang talks to IR Magazine about joining a young company that went public via a special purpose acquisition company (Spac) at the tail end of 2021, the company’s roadshow plans – and how an intern...
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Jun 23, 2022
Intesa Sanpaolo leads diverse list of winners at Europe Awards
Twenty-seven companies from 12 different countries shared awards across 31 categories as the cream of the European IR community put on its finery for the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2022 last night. Italian banking giant Intesa Sanpaolo took home three awards, including two of the most coveted trophies of the night: best overall investor relations in the large-cap category and the best investor relations officer (large cap) gong for Marco Delfrate and Andrea Tamag...
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Jun 22, 2022
Virgin Orbit names Stephen Zhang to newly created IR role
Virgin Orbit has appointed Stephen Zhang as its first vice president of investor relations, heading up the IR efforts at the satellite launch company that has been public for only half a year. The firm, not to be confused with space tourism firm Virgin Galactic, was founded by Sir Richard Branson in 2017 to send small satellites into orbit. It began trading on Nasdaq after going public via a merger with a ...
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Jun 20, 2022
CIRI elects Adam Borgatti of Aecon as new board chair
The IR community in North America welcomes another change at the top this month with the appointment of Adam Borgatti as the new chair of CIRI’s national board of directors. Borgatti is the senior vice president of corporate development and IR at the infrastructure company Aecon Group. He was appointed ch...
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Jun 16, 2022
NIRI 2022: Executive compensation, earnings best practices, corporate access and IR salary & career research findings revealed
It was standing room only when IR Magazine revealed the big North American takeaways from its latest research reports at the NIRI 2022 Annual Conference. ‘The independent voice of IR’ shared with delegates key findings relating to the US and Canada from its flagship Global and Regional Investor Relations Practice Report 2021, as w...
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Jun 15, 2022
The view from the top: The journey from IRO to CEO
The sense that a role in IR is a life-long vocation is waning. Not only are IROs some of the most visible people in their organization, both internally and externally, but the role also provides unparalleled exposure across the functions of a publicly traded firm. It’s perhaps no surprise then that the route from IR to the C-suite is becoming well worn. But where the CFO chair was once seen as the default destination for IR professionals, the CEO role is less freq...
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Jun 07, 2022
'We're all ready to go back to in person': 15 questions with Hyatt
1. How long have you been in IR? I’ve been in IR for 15 years, a few years on the buy side and the majority in-house. 2. What did you do before IR? I began my career in IR. But during that time I took a period to further develop and expand my professional career, which included getting an MBA, taking a research sabbatical and helping start-ups pitch for investor funding. ...
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Jun 06, 2022
CoStar Group names Cyndi Eakin as new IR lead
Cyndi Eakin has been named as senior vice president of IR at CoStar Group, a provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics, effective immediately. She comes to the role from within CoStar, where she has served as vice president and controller since joining the Washington, DC-headquartered company in 2016. ...
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Jun 06, 2022
Matthew Brusch appointed president and CEO of NIRI
Matthew Brusch says he is ‘extremely honored and humbled’ to be appointed the new president and CEO of NIRI. The largest professional IR association in the world announced its caretaker chief had been confirmed in the dual role, effective June 3. The white smoke of confirmation came almost three months after Brusch stepped up as the interim replaceme...
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