Winners announced at the annual IR Magazine Canada Awards
TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - Winners of the IR Magazine Canada Awards 2010 were revealed this evening at a gala event at the Fairmont Royal York, Toronto. Jane Watson of Jane Watson Investor Relations was honoured with the prize of Lifetime achievement in investor relations. The grand prix for best overall investor relations was divided into four categories by market capitalization, with EnCana scooping the award for a mega-cap company, Agnico-Eagle Mines winning the large-cap category, Cascades coming top for a mid-cap company and COM DEV International taking home the trophy in the small-cap category.
A full list of this year's award winners and sector leaders is available below, or on our website at www.irmagazinecanada.com.
The independent survey that provided the data for the awards was conducted by Mary Maude Research using samples provided by Thomson Reuters and Equicom and additional data from TMX Group. To identify the nominees in two special categories, PrecisionIR Group surveyed retail investors and Erdos & Morgan surveyed US investment professionals. The complete results of the survey are now available in IR magazine's Investor Perception Study, Canada 2010.
The event was hosted in association with the Globe and Mail and was co-sponsored by Bell, Broadridge, Business Wire, the Canadian Investor Relations Institute, CCR Solutions, CNW Group, Georgeson, Laurel Hill Advisory Group, Marketwire, NASDAQ OMX, NYSE Euronext, OTCQX, RR Donnelley, THE WORKS and TMX Group.
The IR magazine investor perception studies together make up the world's largest survey of this kind, each year canvassing more than 5,000 analysts and investors around the world and identifying award winners in seven different countries or regions. For more information on these studies, please contact Katy Littlewood at the number at the bottom of this release.
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Full list of winners
Best corporate governance
Best use of conferencing
Best investor relations by a TSX Venture Exchange company
Cervus Equipment Corporation
Best investment community meetings - small to large cap
Best investor relations by a CFO - small to large cap
David Garofalo - Agnico-Eagle Mines
Best investor relations by a CEO - small to large cap
Jürgen Schreiber - Shoppers Drug Mart
Best investor relations website
Best retail investor communications
TD Bank Financial Group
Best practice of corporate social responsibility
Lifetime achievement in investor relations
Jane Watson - Watson Investor Relations
Most progress in investor relations
Best investor relations in the US market by a Canadian company
Best investor relations officer - small or mid-cap
Darren Seed - Westport Innovations
Best investor relations officer - large cap
David Carey - ARC Resources
Best investor relations officer - mega-cap
Bruce Mann - Rogers Communications
Grand prix for best overall investor relations - small cap
COM DEV International
Grand prix for best overall investor relations - mid-cap
Grand prix for best overall investor relations - large cap
Grand prix for best overall investor relations - mega-cap
Communications & media
TD Bank Financial Group
Oil & gas
Research In Motion
Utilities & pipelines
SOURCE IR Magazine
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