IR Leader
February 14, 2023
Each year, CIRI refreshes the National Board and Chapter Executives and recognizes investor relations professionals who make a significant contribution to the practice of investor relations. These bodies and individuals are nominated by you – their peers. As a member of the IR community and CIRI, we ask you to submit your nominations for these important positions and awards. Self-nominations are also welcome.

CIRI National Board - Seeking up to three directors
CIRI Alberta Executive - Seeking four executives
CIRI British Columbia Executive - Seeking five executives
CIRI Ontario Executive - Seeking two executives
CIRI Quebec Executive (English) (French) - Seeking three executives

To find out more information and access the Awards Nomination Forms, click on the appropriate link below:

CIRI Fellowship Program
The CIRI Fellowship Program recognizes leaders in the investor relations profession who, by their achievements, bring distinction to the profession and serve as role models for others. CIRI Fellows have made significant contributions to the advancement of the investor relations profession and to CIRI throughout their careers. Earning the designation of F.CIRI, the CIRI Fellow is the highest honour for investor relations professionals in Canada.

Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations
The Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations is given in honour of the late Belle Mulligan to recognize 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 in any other aspects of IR.

CIRI Award for Excellence in Investor Relations
The Award for Excellence in Investor Relations is given by CIRI to honour individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the investor relations profession and to the Institute.

All Nominations are open until March 3, 2023.
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