CALGARY, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Investor Relations Institute ("CIRI") Alberta Chapter today announced the appointment of Alison Trollope as the new President of the Chapter. Alison is Manager, Investor Relations for Canadian Oil Sands Limited (COS) and has served on the CIRI Alberta Board since 2012, and prior to that was on the Board from 2006 to 2009. Alison succeeds Anne Plasterer, past President, who will remain on the Board.
"Alison is one of Calgary's top IROs, bringing a diverse background and extensive experience to the role of President," said Anne Plasterer. "Alison's enthusiasm and commitment to the IR profession will significantly contribute to CIRI's role of advancing the practice of investor relations within capital markets."
Alison possesses more than 15 years of investor relations, corporate communications and regulatory compliance experience across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Canadian Oil Sands, Alison established and led the award-winning investor relations and corporate communications department of a mid-cap energy producer listed on the TSX. Previously, she was the Executive Director of Investor Relations for Isis Pharmaceuticals and prior to that the Director of Investor and Public Relations for Maxygen, Inc., both of California and listed on Nasdaq. Before moving to California, she worked for several years in public relations agencies in New York City where her clients included organizations in the energy, healthcare, technology and consumer goods sectors, from pre-IPO start-ups to large-cap corporations with established global brands. Alison holds a Master of Science in Public Relations from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Calgary.
CIRI Alberta also announced that the following individuals were elected to serve as Directors of CIRI Alberta at the annual general meeting held May 29, 2013: Dave Feick, SVP, Equicom Group; Hugh Harley, Director Investor Relations, Westjet Airlines Ltd.; Megan Hjulfors, Investor Relations Advisor, Arc Resources Ltd.; Helen Kelly, Director Investor Relations, MEG Energy; Rob McInnis, Manager Investor Relations, Husky Energy; Jess Nieukerk, Director, Communications and Finance, AltaGas Ltd.; Curtis Pelletier, Manager, Investor Relations, Parallel Energy Trust; Anne Plasterer, Executive Director, Investor Relations, Newalta Corp.; Odette Ries-Bustin, Senior Account Executive, CNW; Susan Showers, Manager, Investor Relations, Rodinia Oil Corp.; Alison Trollope, Manager, Investor Relations, Canadian Oil Sands Ltd.; and Crystal Verbeek, Manager, Investor Relations, Stantec Consulting.
CIRI is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI is dedicated to advancing the stature and credibility of the investor relations profession and the competency of its members. Visit www.ciri.org for more information.
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SOURCE: CIRI Alberta
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