BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Boston Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI Boston) today announced its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 programming year. Officers and committee members are as follows:
Officers and Committee Chairs:
President – Jeanne
Hess, Virtus Investment Partners
President-Elect – Dennis Walsh, Sharon Merrill Associates
Treasurer – Katie Keita, EMC Corporation
Secretary – Mark Namaroff, Analogic Corporation
Past President – Meredith Kaya, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (2013-2014 season)
“The NIRI Boston Board is committed to making the chapter’s 45th year a success by delivering best-in-class programming for investor relations professionals,” said NIRI Boston President Jeanne Hess. “Our interactive sessions will provide continuing education for IROs of all levels coupled with the ample networking opportunities our chapter is known for. Thanks to our sponsors and our vibrant membership, NIRI Boston continues to be an invaluable resource for the local IR community.”
The season will kick off with its first meeting on Monday, September 15 at 5:00 p.m. ET at the Westin Copley Place. Attendees will enjoy networking with other IR colleagues, cocktails and a dinner featuring an interactive session with three senior IROs focused on how to earn management’s respect and confidence and become part of the strategic decision making process. Speakers include Katie Royce, CFA, Director, Investor Relations, Cognizant Technology Solutions; Josh Young, Vice President of Investor Relations, Bruker Corporation; and Michael Weitz, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. The session will be moderated by Jerry Sisitsky, Vice President of Investor Relations, Constant Contact, Inc.
About NIRI Boston
Established in 1970, the Boston Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI Boston) is one of the largest and oldest chapters of NIRI, a professional association of investor relations practitioners, corporate officers and consultants responsible for strategic communication among corporate management, the investing public and the financial community. Members of NIRI Boston represent public and private companies throughout New England from all major industrial markets and stock exchanges.