Firm wins two investor relations awards

01 November 2016

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading international aluminium smelter, said it recently received top honours for its relations with the investors’ community when it won two major awards at the 8th ME Investor Relations Society Awards, in Dubai, UAE.

Alba won the ‘Leading Corporate for Investor Relations in Bahrain’ and ‘Best Investor Relations Professional in Bahrain’ awards at the event, said a statement from the company.

The Middle East Investor Relations Society’s (ME-IR Society) Awards is a prestigious event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters Extel and recognises the efforts of regional companies and Investor Relations (IR) professionals who play a critical role in developing IR, it said.

Tim Murray, CEO of Alba, said: “Our company is well-known for the benchmarks it has set in corporate governance, transparency and accountability.”

“Winning this prestigious award is an endorsement of Alba’s policies and underlines our company›s determination to develop investor relations regionally and internationally,” he said.

“I would like to congratulate Eline and the IR team on this win and wish them continued success,” he added.

The ME-IR Annual Conference and Awards event is the largest IR conference taking place in the Middle East and brings together listed and unlisted firms, family offices, investors, analysts, advisors, participants of the buy and sell-side communities, and representatives from regional governments, exchanges and regulatory bodies, it stated.

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