ARIR & Econosofia train the next generation of investor relations professionals

27/04/2020 / Comments Off on ARIR & Econosofia train the next generation of investor relations professionals

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The Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR) is delighted to sign a Memorandum of Cooperation with Econosofia, the most active finance students’ association. The two organizations announce the first 2 initiatives developed together with the objective to promote capital markets & career development in Investor Relations in Romania. The two projects are: “Meet an IRO”, first online meeting between students and IR professionals and “Becoming an IRO”, first project from Romania aiming to build the next generation of investor relations professionals.

Daniela Șerban, ARIR President & Co-Founder:
”We aim at contributing with enthusiasm to the development of the Romanian capital markets through innovation and new projects. Growing young professionals is an essential prerequisite to a prosperous future and the collaboration with Econosofia is a great step towards this goal. We have discovered smart and active students with whom will be building new ties with market professionals.”

Tiberiu Țene, Manager Econosofia
”The first joint initiatives of our organizations are tailored to bring value for both students and companies. Students will have the occassion to get a feel on the Investor Relations profession and be closer to career opportunities in this field.”

“Meet an IRO” will take place on May 19th, starting 18.00. We will bring to the table vivid discussions with specialists from the local and international markets to share their views and experiences as Investor Relations professionals, moreover during these challenging times. Students will learn how ARIR’s members became IROs, their backgrounds and their careers’ path.
“Becoming an IRO” will include gathering a pool of students interested in following a career in capital markets sector to whom we will offer mentoring, career guidance and connection within the ARIR community.

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About Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR):
ARIR is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that was set-up to provide current and potential issuers a platform for the development of Investor Relations (IR) professionals and contribute to the implementation of best practices in investor communication and corporate governance. It was established in November 2018 and has as members listed companies, companies with potential to become listed companies, fund managers, IR professionals as well as consultants. The founding members are BVB, ALRO, Electromagnetica, Franklin Templeton Management – Bucharest Branch, Hidroelectrica, Nuclearelectrica, Teraplast, Transelectrica, Daniela Șerban, Cosmin Răduță and Tony Romani, while Electrica, OMV Petrom, Antibiotice, Idea Bank, BRK Financial Group and Banca Transilvania joined as Associate Members and INNOVA Project Consulting and Envisia as Affiliate Member.
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About Econosofia:
Part of the student NGO Volunteers for Ideas and Projects (VIP România), Econosofia is the only student community in Romania which unites students passionate about financial markets and macroeconomics. Having been active for almost 21 years, Econosofia, through its network of 250 alumni and active members and collaborating with the most prestigious institutions like the Bucharest Stock Exchange and the National Bank of Romania, is committed to the development of educational programmes and projects such as Investment School, Economics Through a Macrofying Glass and Risk Management which aim to help Romanian students and young professionals reach their full potential and contribute to the development of the Romanian economic landscape.
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