Analysts and investors name the Global Top 50 in investor relations

Nov 18, 2015
<p>IR Magazine and Corbin Perception celebrate the best investor relations teams from around the world</p>

IR Magazine, in partnership with Corbin Perception, is pleased to announce the winners of the Global Top 50 awards, recognizing excellence in investor relations around the world.

In addition to the new Global Top 50 ranking for 2015, winners of four special awards have been announced: best IRO, best IR by a small/mid-cap company, best IR by senior management and most progress in IR. All the results and rankings are listed below.
Global IR Forum 2015
The Global Top 50, in partnership with Corbin Perception, was calculated based on IR Magazine’s annual surveys of investors and analysts for its awards programs in Brazil, Canada, Europe, Greater China, South East Asia and the US.

The Global Top 50 awards ceremony is part of the three-day Global IR Forum presented by IR Magazine and NIRI, held in New York City on November 16-18. 

‘Congratulations to the award winners, who epitomize best practices in investor relations worldwide,’ said Rebecca Corbin, founder and managing partner of Corbin Perception. ‘We strongly feel that best-in-class IR can deliver premium shareholder value and applaud the recipients for their hard work in engaging investment community professionals throughout the year.’

For more information about the Global IR Forum, please visit Detailed information on the Global Top 50, including the methodology for how the rankings were devised and winners were decided, is available on

Award winners: best IRO, best small/mid-cap company, best IR by senior management, most progress in IR; Global Top 50 Gold (ranked 1-20); Global Top 50 Silver (in alphabetical order)

Best IRO
Mark Henninger, Intel (US)
Rolf Woller – Continental (Europe)
Carlos Lazar – Kroton (Brazil)
Mao Zefeng – PetroChina (Greater China)

Best small/mid-cap company
Kroton (Brazil)
Ryder System (US)
Sa Sa International (Greater China)
Sligro Food Group (Europe)

Best IR by senior management
Enterprise Products Partners (US)
EDP – Energias de Portugal (Europe)
Kroton (Brazil)
PTT Exploration and Production (South East Asia)

Most progress in IR
Sinopec (Greater China)
LinkedIn (US)
Loblaw (Canada)
Merck (Europe)

Global Top 50 Gold (ranked 1-20)

1 Novo Nordisk Europe
2 Covidien US
3 BASF Europe
4 Kroton Brazil
5 Iberdrola Europe
6 Intel US
7 ConocoPhillips US
8 Enterprise Products Partners US
9 Honeywell US
10 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Greater China
11 PetroChina Greater China
12 JPMorgan Chase & Co US
13 Continental Europe
14 DBS Group South East Asia
15 EDP - Energias de Portugal Europe
16 L Brands US
17 Sinopec Greater China
18 RWE Europe
19 Bayer Europe
20 Danaher US

 Global Top 50 Silver (alphabetical order)

Allianz Europe
American Express US
Anima Brazil
ARC Resources Canada
CapitaLand South East Asia
CN Canada
Discover Financial Services US
Ecolab US
Ferrovial Europe
Galp Energia Europe
General Electric US
Halliburton US
Home Depot US
Itau Unibanco Brazil
Kasikornbank South East Asia
LinkedIn US
Lojas Renner Brazil
Medtronic US
Munich Re Europe
Novartis Europe
Polaris Industries US
Royal Dutch Shell Europe
Schlumberger US
Sherwin-Williams US
Shire Europe
SingTel South East Asia
StarHub South East Asia
TD Bank Group Canada
Unilever Europe
VF Corporation US
Waste Connections US

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IR Magazine reveals the results of our latest annual global practice survey, the largest existing survey of investor relations professionals worldwide.

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