Canadian Investor Relations Institute - Alberta Chapter

Canadian Investor Relations Institute - Alberta Chapter

September 24, 2010 16:36 ET

CIRI Alberta: Top Investor Relations Professionals Recognized at 7th Annual CIRI Alberta Awards Gala

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2010) -

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Leading investor relations professionals from across Alberta were recognized last night at the 7th Annual Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) Alberta Awards Gala in Calgary.

Awards went to:

  • CIRI Professional of the Year: Susan Soprovich, Director Investor Relations, Compton Petroleum Corporation

  • Management Team of the Year: Penn West Energy Trust

  • CIRI Analyst of the Year: Gordon Tait, BMO Nesbitt Burns

  • CIRI Lifetime Achievement: Karen Taylor, Manager Investor Relations and Corporate Secretary, Freehold Royalty Trust

Proceeds from this year's silent auction and raffle went to Calgary Reads, an early-literacy initiative that changes the lives of struggling grade one and two readers, and their families, in Calgary and area schools by offering in-school, community and home programs. Organizers estimate that the event raised over $9,000 for Calgary Reads.

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About CIRI

CIRI is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI contributes to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital market by advancing the practice of investor relations, the professional competency of its members and the stature of the profession. With 600 members, CIRI is the world's second largest society of investor relations professionals. For further information, please visit

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Contact Information

  • CNW Group
    Odette Ries Bustin
    Co-Chair, 7th Annual CIRI Alberta Gala
    (403) 269.4793
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    Patty Lew-Lapointe
    Co-Chair 7th Annual CIRI Alberta Gala
    (403) 771.6886