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Organizer IR Magazine
Date Awarded 31 Mar 2022 5:00pm EDT (in 2 months)
Region Americas

Since the annual event first launched in 1996, tens of thousands of analysts and investors have voted in the surveys that fuel the awards. The result: vital benchmarking information on which companies do the best IR. In recent years, the awards program has expanded to recognize more aspects of an IRO’s role as we add new categories to the list and give IR teams the opportunity to nominate themselves.

By popular demand, we present two types of award categories – researched and nominated – both celebrating the success of those individuals and companies that are leading the way in IR across the US.

For our researched categories, companies do not submit nominations. Instead, hundreds of analysts and investors cast their votes and give their opinions on which companies provide the best IR service. In our nominated categories, companies submit written entries to articulate their success and achievements from the past year, giving any publicly listed company the opportunity to be considered for an award.

• Best Crisis Management
• Best ESG reporting
• Best Investor Event
• Best IR during a corporate transaction
• Best IR Website
• Best use of technology & social media for IR
• Rising Star

• Best overall investor relations
• Best investor relations officer
• Best IR by a senior management team
• Most progress in IR
• Best IR by a non-US company in the US market (excluding Canada)
• Best in Sector: Communications
• Best in Sector: consumer discretionary
• Best in Sector: consumer staples
• Best in Sector: energy
• Best in Sector: financials
• Best in Sector: healthcare
• Best in Sector: Industrials
• Best in Sector: Materials
• Best in Sector: real estate
• Best in Sector: technology
• Best in Sector: utilities

Past winners

2021 Past Winners


Best overall investor relations (large cap)
Winner: Medtronic

Best overall investor relations (mid-cap)
Winner: Axon Enterprise

Best overall investor relations (small cap)
Winner: Matador Resources Company

Best investor relations officer (large cap)
Winner: Matthew Gugino - Danaher

Best investor relations officer (small to mid-cap)
Winner: Daniel Cravens - American Airlines Group

Best IR by a senior management team (large cap)
Winner: Jensen Huang, CEO & Colette Kress, CFO - Nvidia Corporation

Best IR by a senior management team (small to mid-cap)
Winner: Brian Chambers, CEO & Kenneth Parks, CFO - Owens Corning

Most progress in IR
Winner: General Electric

Best IR by a non-US company in the US market (excluding Canada)
Winner: Roche Holdings


Best in sector: communications
Winner: Uber Technologies

Best in sector: consumer discretionary
Winner: Hilton Worldwide Holdings

Best in sector: consumer staples
Winner: Philip Morris International

Best in sector: energy
Winner: Enterprise Products Partners

Best in sector: financials
Winner: JPMorgan Chase & Co

Best in sector: healthcare
Winner: Medtronic

Best in sector: industrials
Winner: Cummins

Best in sector: materials
Winner: Owens Corning

Best in sector: real estate
Winner: Equinix

Best in sector: technology
Winner: Nvidia Corporation

Best in sector: utilities
Winner: NextEra Energy


Best crisis management
Winner: Hilton Worldwide Holdings

Best ESG reporting
Winner: FIS

Best investor event
Winner: Tractor Supply Company

Best IR during a corporate transaction
Winner: T-Mobile US

Best IR website
Winner: Intel Corporation

Best use of technology & social media for IR
Winner: Zoom Video Communications

Rising star
Joint Winner: Nick Muscato - Amedisys
Joint Winner: Abby Dempsey - Western Midstream Partners

Lifetime achievement
Winner: Maureen Wolff