Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Survey 2018: Announcing Germany's Top IROs and IR Programs

Thursday, 15. February 2018 17:50

NEW YORK, Feb.  15, 2018  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Institutional Investor announced Germany's top IROs and IR Programs at the Investor Relations Conference - IR 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany on 30 January 2018.

For the first time, the German leaders in Institutional Investor's 2018 All-Europe Executive Team survey took center stage at the Investor Relations Conference - IR 2018 - the conference of the IR community organized by the IR Club and cometis AG.

"We are delighted with the consistent positive feedback of the participants from the IR 2018," says Patrick Kiss, Founder of the IR Club. "With our dynamic conference concept, we have once again succeeded in presenting the future topics relevant to the IR community in a fresh way."

Every year, Institutional Investor invites leading analysts and portfolio managers to rank the top four companies that demonstrate excellence.  As a new program item of the conference, Institutional Investor awarded the top three winners for overall Best IR Programme and Best IRO, and introduced Midcap and Small Cap winners, recognizing companies who scored highest within the $2B-$10 billion market cap for Midcap and less than $2B for Small Cap.

Congratulations to the following award recipients on this outstanding achievement:

Overall - Best IR Program
Country Company Sector Rank
Germany Allianz Insurance 1
Germany BASF Chemicals 2
Germany Continental Autos & Auto Parts 3

Overall - Best IR Program Midcap & Small Cap
Country Company Sector Rank
Germany Fraport Transport 1
Germany LANXESS Chemicals 2
Germany Hugo Boss Luxury Goods 3

Overall - Best IR Professional
Country Name Company Sector Rank
Germany Rolf Woller Continental Autos & Auto Parts 1
Germany Oliver Schmidt Allianz Insurance 2
Germany Hannes Wittig Deutsche Telekom Telecommunications Services 3

Overall - Best IR Professional Midcap & Small Cap
Country Name Company Sector Rank
Germany Dirk Voigtländer ProSiebenSat.1 Media Media 1
Germany Jörg Hoffmann Wacker Chemie Chemicals 2
Germany Florian Fuchs Fraport Transport 3
Germany Oliver Stratmann LANXESS Chemicals 3

The full list of published winners from 2018's All-Europe Executive Team survey will be available in March 2018. To view last year's results, please visit

For more information, please contact Amani Korayeim at  or +44 (0) 20 7779 8535.

About Institutional Investor
For more than 50 years Institutional Investor has consistently distinguished itself among the world's foremost media companies with groundbreaking journalism and incisive writing that provides essential intelligence for a global audience. In addition, Institutional Investor offers a host of proprietary research and rankings that serve as respected industry benchmarks. For more information visit

About IR Club
IR Club is a well-established investor relations community that allows IR professionals to network with peers from all over the world. To learn more about the IR Club, please visit

About cometis AG:
cometis AG in one of the leading consulting firms for strategic and operational financial communication in Germany and Europe. For more information visit:

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