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ME-IR Society Appoints Oliver Schutzmann as Vice Chairman

Monday, November, 25, 2013
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Oliver Schutzmann

The Middle East Investor Relations Society (ME-IR Society) has appointed Oliver Schutzmann, Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at SHUAA Capital, as Vice Chairman of the Society’s board of directors.  As the Society continues to grow across the region, the new role incorporates specific responsibility for representation of the Society’s principal constituency, namely listed company investor relations officers, as well as country level advocacy and promotion of the Society.

Paul Reynolds, Chairman of the ME-IR Society and Managing Director of Rothschild commented on the appointment: “The board of the Society is delighted that Oliver will take on the new role of Vice Chairman. As a pioneer of international best practice IR in the region, the creator of our IR education programme and a long-serving board member, he has already made an exceptional contribution to the practice of Investor Relations across the Middle East. His appointment will help take the Society and the promotion of best practice IR to the next level.”

“The IR Society continues to play a pivotal role in driving the future direction of investor relations and its regional development towards international best practice standards,” said Oliver Schutzmann. “I look forward to working closely with all stakeholders on strengthening the bond between regional and international issuers, investor and intermediaries to enhance the reputation, efficiency and attractiveness of the Middle East capital markets.”

Oliver Schutzmann is responsible for managing SHUAA’s fully-integrated investor relations, corporate communications and marketing program. He joined the firm in 2007 with the aim of establishing an international best practice IR program. Oliver has been a board member of the ME-IR Society since its foundation in 2008. In his capacity as the Chairman of the Education Committee, he was responsible for developing and establishing the Society’s education and certification program; he has trained over 100 IR professionals across the Middle East.

Notes To Editors

Oliver Schutzmann is responsible for managing SHUAA’s fully-integrated investor relations, corporate communications and marketing program. He joined the firm in 2007 with the aim of establishing an international best practice IR program. Oliver has been a board member of the ME-IR Society since its foundation in 2008. In his capacity as the Chairman of the Education Committee, he was responsible for developing and establishing the Society’s education and certification program; he has trained over 100 IR professionals across the Middle East.

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