IR Leader
September 22, 2015
The role of investor relations is increasingly being recognized for its strategic value as more IROs are counseling management as well as presenting to the Board. According to a new survey released by the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI), almost two-thirds of respondents are engaged with the Board while 82% have provided strategic counsel to management over the past year. With this expanded responsibility comes enhanced compensation with over one third of respondents earning at least $225,000 in total cash compensation, including 19% who earned $300,000 or more. The average total cash compensation for IROs was $188,500.

Key survey findings:

  • Investor relations is a valued corporate function
  • IROs increase strategic influence by providing insights to management and Boards
  • IR compensation is on the rise
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