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Covidien and Intel lead Nominations for IR Magazine Awards - US 2013
-- Covidien and Intel receive eight nominations each

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnering eight nominations each, Covidien and Intel are the two most-nominated companies for the IR Magazine Awards – US 2013. More impressively, both companies have greatly increased their nomination counts from last year when Covidien was nominated in three award categories and Intel in only two. 


Now in their 18th year, the IR Magazine Awards – US 2013 are the industry's most prestigious and coveted awards that honor leading companies and professionals in investor relations (IR). This year, the awards will take place on the evening of March 21, 2013, at a black-tie dinner and ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. For the full list of nominees, see below or click here.

The second-highest nomination count for the IR Magazine Awards – US 2013 goes to Danaher, with seven. These three companies ‒ Covidien, Danaher and Intel ‒ and Honeywell will vie for the top prize of best overall IR program – large cap ($20 bn and over in market capitalization). This is a rematch of last year's fight for the top spot, which Covidien eventually won.

In the $2 bn to $20 bn mid-cap category, Broadcom, Kansas City Southern, Limited Brands and Wyndham Worldwide are nominated for best overall IR program. Broadcom is the only repeat nominee from 2012; it was the eventual winner last year. In the small-cap category (under $2 bn), the short list for best overall IR program includes Jack in the Box, Old National Bancorp, US Airways Group and ViroPharma.    

Underpinning the IR Magazine Awards – US 2013 is a body of research that identifies the best corporate IR teams and provides a window into the thinking of IR's most important audience: investors. This research is the only one of its kind to go directly to the investment community, via a combination of electronic surveys and one-to-one telephone interviews conducted over the course of five months in 2012, canvassing the opinions of more than 800 investors, analysts and portfolio managers across the US.

The IR Magazine Awards – US 2013 are sponsored by American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bloomberg, BNY Mellon, Business Wire, Computershare/Georgeson, Innisfree, Ipreo, Issuer Advisory Group, Marketwire, NASDAQ OMX and PR Newswire.

About IR Magazine
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2013, IR Magazine is the only global publication that focuses on the interactions between companies and their investors. IR Magazine helps investor relations professionals achieve more in their IR programs, benchmark their efforts and connect to the global IR community. IR Magazine also hosts events such as awards, think tanks and conferences around the world. To learn more, please visit
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Nominees for the IR Magazine Awards – US 2013
Listed alphabetically by company; winners to be announced on March 21, 2013

Grand prix for best overall investor relations program – large cap ($20 bn and over)

Grand prix for best overall investor relations program – mid-cap ($2 bn to $20 bn)         
Kansas City Southern
Limited Brands
Wyndham Worldwide   

Grand prix for best overall investor relations program – small cap (under $2 bn)
Jack in the Box
Old National Bancorp
US Airways Group

Best IR professional – large cap
Anadarko Petroleum – John Colglazier
Covidien – Coleman Lannum
Express Scripts – David Myers
Intel – Mark Henninger

Best IR professional – mid-cap
Broadcom – Chris Zegarelli
Kansas City Southern – Bill Galligan & Ashley Thorne
Limited Brands – Amie Preston
Noble Corporation – Jeffrey Chastain

Best IR professional – small cap
Jack in the Box – Carol DiRaimo
US Airways Group – Daniel Cravens
ViroPharma – Bob Doody & Will Roberts

Best IR by a CEO or chairman – large cap
Covidien – Jose Almeida
Danaher – Lawrence Culp
JPMorgan Chase & Co – Jamie Dimon
The Coca-Cola Company – Muhtar Kent               

Best IR by a CEO or chairman – mid-cap
Calpine – Jack Fusco
Cardinal Health – George Barrett
Perrigo Company – Joseph Papa
Wyndham Worldwide – Stephen Holmes

Best IR by a CEO or chairman – small cap
Cyberonics – Daniel Moore
On Assignment – Peter Dameris
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust – Jon Bortz

Best IR by a CFO – large cap
Honeywell – David Anderson
Intel – Stacy Smith
NextEra Energy Resources – Moray Dewhurst
United Technologies – Greg Hayes

Best IR by a CFO – mid-cap         
CareFusion – James Hinrichs
Mettler-Toledo International – William Donnelly
Waste Connections – Worthing Jackman
Wyndham Worldwide – Thomas Conforti

Best IR by a CFO – small cap
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings – Michael Simonte
Cyberonics – Gregory Browne
GATX Corporation – Robert Lyons
US Airways Group – Derek Kerr

Best financial reporting
Alaska Air Group             

Best use of technology for IR

Best investment community meetings
JPMorgan Chase & Co

Best corporate governance        
Express Scripts
Ryder System

Most progress in IR        
Life Technologies Corporation
Maxim Integrated
Noble Corporation         

Best sustainability practice

Best IR during a corporate transaction
Express Scripts
Genesee & Wyoming

Best crisis management              
JPMorgan Chase & Co
St Jude Medical

Best IR for an IPO            
Forum Energy Technologies
Globus Medical

Best IR by an Asia-Pacific company in the US market     
Alumina – Australia
China Telecom – China
Silicon Motion – Taiwan
Toyota Motor Corporation – Japan

Best IR by an European company in the US market         
ABB – Switzerland
ARM Holdings – UK
F Hoffman-La Roche – Switzerland
SAP – Germany

Best IR by a Latin American company in the US market 
BM&F Bovespa – Brazil
CETIP Brasil – Brazil
TIM Participacoes – Brazil

Sector awards  

Eastman Chemical Company

Consumer & business services
Ryder System

Consumer goods
HJ Heinz Company
The Coca-Cola Company

Diversified industrials

Finance & insurance
JPMorgan Chase & Co
PNC Financial Services

Baxter International
Express Scripts

Leisure & media
Wyndham Worldwide
Yum! Brands

Metals & mining
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
Martin Marietta Materials
United States Steel

Oil & gas
Anadarko Petroleum
Noble Corporation
Noble Energy

Pharmaceuticals & biotech
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Johnson & Johnson

Costco Wholesale Corporation
Limited Brands
The Kroger Company

Technology – large cap
Cisco Systems

Technology – mid and small cap
Skyworks Solutions

Delta Air Lines
Kansas City Southern

NextEra Energy Resources
Southern Company

SOURCE IR Magazine

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