IR Leader
November 13, 2012

CIRI's 2012 IR Compensation and Responsibilities Survey
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CIRI conducted the seventh Investor Relations Compensation and Responsibilities Survey during the first quarter of 2012.  The research objectives of the survey were to:
    • track trends and changes in the roles, responsibilities, resourcing and compensation of the IR profession in Canada; and
    • provide compensation and budget information for benchmarking.
    Key survey findings include:
      • Evolution and elevation of the IR profession
      •              - 85% of IROs report to the C-suite, up from 82% in 2010
                     - 75% of corporate IR professionals work in separate, specialized IR departments, up from 72% in 2010
      • IROs increase strategic influence by providing information and insights
      •              - 79% of IROs have provided strategic counsel to management over the past 12 months, up from 77% in 2010
                     - 57% of the IR functions present to the Board, up from 50% in 2010
      • IR role becoming more global
      •              - 33% of respondent companies are inter-listed in the U.S.
      • IR compensation is multi-faceted and complex
      •              - Among those who spent 50% or more of their time on IR, total cash compensation averaged $180,500, implying a 4.5%                      compounded annual increase since 2010.

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