Alexandria, VA, April 07, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) today announced its 2014 class of five new NIRI Fellows. NIRI Fellows are recognized leaders who represent the ideals of the investor relations (IR) profession.
The honorary NIRI Fellows Recognition Program recognizes NIRI members who have distinguished themselves on the basis of their leadership in NIRI as well as their integrity, involvement and contributions to the IR profession throughout their careers. Those selected as a “NIRI Fellow” are highly engaged individuals whose commitment has led to continued service as content leaders, selection committee participants, authors, and thought leaders in the Institute and field of investor relations. More information about this program is available here: http://www.niri.org/fellows.
“I am delighted to honor these five outstanding individuals who have been so important to the development of the profession and to NIRI’s success. NIRI Fellows are nominated by their peers, and represent the highest standards in the investor relations profession and in our community,” said Jeffrey D. Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer of NIRI. “We look forward to honoring them at the 2014 NIRI Annual Conference this June in Las Vegas.”
NIRI 2014 Fellows
David K. Erickson, Vice President, Investor Relations, Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW)
Barbara Gasper, Executive Vice President/Group Executive, Investor Relations, MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA)
Carol Murray-Negron, President, Equanimity, Inc.
Matthew Stroud, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI)
Maureen Wolff, President and Partner, Sharon Merrill Associates
About the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)
Founded in 1969, NIRI (www.NIRI.org) is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.