IR Leader
September 14, 2021
Each year, CIRI recognizes investor relations professionals who make a significant contribution to the practice of investor relations. These individuals are nominated by you – their peers. As a member of the IR community and CIRI, we ask you to consider nominating an IRO whose program or initiatives you admire and warrants recognition.

The Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations recognizes individuals who have shown singular leadership in one or more aspects of the practice of IR. These could include new or improved applications of technology, progressive approaches to disclosure, outstanding mentorship, or remarkable leadership.

CIRI's Award for Excellence in Investor Relations honours individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the investor relations profession and to CIRI.

Click here for more information and to access the Nomination Forms. Nominations can be submitted to Jane Maciel. Winners will be announced during the 2022 Annual Conference taking place June 12-14, in Saint-Sauveur, Quebec.
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