2019 Voted Awards shortlists

Congratulations to all those individuals and companies who have been shortlisted in the 2019 Voted Awards categories

The shortlists for the IR Society Voted Awards 2019 have been compiled by Extel, an Institutional Investor company. The winners will be announced at the IR Society Best Practice Awards on 19th November 2019.

For the seventh consecutive year, Extel conducted a thorough perception survey of carefully-vetted global buy-side and sell-side investment professionals, asking them to submit their votes across the categories of ‘Best newcomer to IR’, 'Best investor relations officer’ and ‘Best overall company IR’. In total, 317 companies and 355 IR professionals received nominations.

Corporates and Investor Relations Officers in the UK, in turn, were asked to share their views to assess ‘Best investor engagement’ by 129 investment management companies.

The shortlisted companies are as follows:

Best investor engagement (investor)

  • Fidelity International
  • Fidelity Management & Research
  • Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Schroder Investment Management
  • Wellington Management

Best newcomer to IR (individual)

  • Clio Adam, Unilever
  • Jelena Bjelanovic, Lancashire Holdings 
  • Andrew Carter, Rotork 
  • Sophie Parker, Burberry Group 
  • Shaun Yates, AJ Bell  

Best investor relations officer (individual) 

  • Elizabeth Brooks, Premier Oil
  • Martin Cooper, BAE Systems 
  • John Dean, IMI 
  • Allegra Perry, Mulberry Group 
  • Edward Thacker, Land Securities Group

Best overall company IR (company) 

  • BAE Systems 
  • Great Portland Estates 
  • HSBC Holdings 
  • International Consolidated Airlines Group
  • Rotork

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About Extel, an Institutional Investor company

Extel, an Institutional Investor company, first launched its survey in 1974 with 53 asset management firms giving their views on the advice they were getting from their research analysts at stockbroking houses.

Today, the Extel Survey is an internationally recognised standard in quality. We have significant experience in leveraging information, driving change and building effective campaigns focused on the communication of value. With over 14,000 investment and corporate professionals from 93 countries casting over 1.3 million votes, the Extel Survey produces an independent evaluation of quality across key markets and stakeholder groups. With actionable insights and industry trends, including topics such as MiFID, SRI and Corporate Access, we evolve with our clients, providing objectivity and transparency, show casing best practice and delivering relative performance assessments by sector and region’.

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