As the unprecedented disruption of COVID-19 and resulting social distancing measures continue, IROs must quickly adapt elements of their IR programs. From virtual investor meetings and conferences to IR websites and social media, IROs need effective strategies to ensure their company’s story is clear and compelling. Hear from IROs as they share their experience and insights for adapting to this new virtual reality in order to stay connected and continue to build trust with the investment community.
Date: June 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Cost: Free to CIRI members; Non members: $50
Maeghan Albiston, Assistant Vice President, Investor Relations & Pensions, Canadian Pacific Railway
Maeghan Albiston is the Assistant Vice President of Investor Relations & Pensions at Canadian Pacific (CP), a transcontinental railway whose shares trade on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to joining the Investor Relations team in 2011, Maeghan held various financial management roles with CP in the areas of financial analysis, corporate planning and treasury. In addition to leading the investor relations function, Maeghan also oversees the management of CP’s pension plans, including CP’s $13 billion defined benefit pension plan -- one of the oldest and largest corporate pension plans in Canada. This combined role provides Maeghan with a unique perspective on the capital markets and strong ties to a variety of stakeholders across the investment industry.
Camilla Bartosiewicz, Vice President, Investor Relations, Altus Group
Camilla Bartosiewicz is Vice President, Investor Relations at Altus Group Ltd., (TSX: AIF), a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry. She is an award-winning investor relations (IR) executive with over 12 years of experience in implementing strategic IR programs for publicly traded issuers, including special situations communications around mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism, equity and debt offerings, restructurings, executive transitions, business model transitions, and crisis situations. Camilla has established relationships with a number of global financial institutions and serves as corporate spokesperson and first point of contact with shareholders, financial analysts and the broader investment community. She has a proven track record of executing strategic investor relations programs that result in effective investor outreach, solid stakeholder relationships and, ultimately, improved shareholder value. Under Camilla’s leadership, Altus Group has been the recipient of multiple IR Magazine awards.
Prior to joining Altus Group in 2014, she served as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at North American Palladium, a dual listed resource company that has subsequently been acquired. Earlier in her career, Camilla worked as a consultant at Kingsdale Communications Inc. and at Barnes McInerney Inc. where she advised clients on IR and special situations communications. Camilla holds a B.A. Hons in Media Studies from the University of Guelph and a Diploma in Public Relations from Humber College. She currently serves on the board of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) and is a regular presenter on IR-related topics at industry seminars, conferences and in post-secondary schools.
Galina Meleger, Director, Investor Relations, Endeavour Silver Corp
Galina Meleger has been practicing investor relations and corporate communications for over 14 years in the resource sector. Prior to joining Endeavour Silver, Ms. Meleger worked for Newmarket Gold and subsequently Kirkland Lake Gold, as a result of a business combination to form a mid-tier gold mining company with underground gold mines in Canada & Australia, where she was Director of Corporate Communications. Prior to that, Galina worked for KGHM, a Polish based major mining company, in a communications role overseeing the North and South American division, comprising of six mines and three development projects. From 2010 to 2015, Galina worked for Copper Mountain Mining, responsible for investor relations and corporate communications. Ms Meleger studied at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), completing a Business Diploma in Financial Management and is a licensed Corporate Social Responsibility practitioner and holds a Canadian Investment Management designation (CIM).