Global Investment Professionals vote for Best Executives and Listed Companies in Romania

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o Banca Transilvania had a clean sweep across the main research categories in the Extel survey and received the highest votes from investment professionals:
• Best CEO – Omer Tetik
• Best CFO – George Călinescu
• Best IRO – Mihaela Nădășan
• Best Company for Investor Relations – Banca Transilvania
o TeraPlast was voted as the Best Company by retail investors
o Representatives of OMV Petrom, Electrica, Nuclearelectrica, Purcari Romgaz, Transgaz, and BRK Financial Group had received votes in various categories from investment professionals
o Adrian Tănase, CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, received an Excellency Award on the recent promotion to Emerging Markets. Dan Preda, CEO Radio Romania Actualitati, was mentioned for top media coverage of the event.

Bucharest, 26th of November, 2019 – For the first time, The Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR) in collaboration with Institutional Investor – industry leader in global benchmark research on corporate issuers – recognized Best Practice in Investor Relations (IR), during its inaugural AR&IR Gala on 25th of November. Banca Transilvania representatives were the most voted professionals by global investment professionals: Best CEO – Omer Tetik, Best CFO – George Călinescu, Best IRO – Mihaela Nădășan, Best Company for Investor Relations – Banca Transilvania.

Daniela Șerban, ARIR President:
“Investor Relations is not only a profession, is a state of mind, a driving force to excellency in communicating with investors. Every analyst and investors’ meeting is a test of the company’s credibility in front of those who put trust, money and time in a team that manages the listed company. ARIR is proud to acknowledge best professionals on the Romanian capital market at our one-year anniversary, meanwhile adding 5 new members.”

Global buy and sell-side professionals, active on the Romanian capital market, have carefully assessed the companies listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange through the Extel platform. The research was based on over 500 votes cast across the key categories Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Company in IR and Best IR Professional, which produced following ranking results:

BEST CEO for IR 2019
Omer Tetik, Banca Transilvania
Cristina Verchere, OMV Petrom
Adrian Volintiru, SNGN Romgaz
Corina Popescu, Electrica

BEST CFO for IR 2019
George Călinescu, Banca Transilvania
Mihai Darie, Electrica
Stefan Waldner, OMV Petrom
Marius Lupean, Transgaz

BEST IRO 2019
Mihaela Nădășan, Banca Transilvania
Diana Mazurchievici, Banca Transilvania
Adriana Marin, OMV Petrom
Mihaela Urzică, OMV Petrom

BEST COMPANY in IR 2019
Banca Transilvania
OMV Petrom
Transgaz
Nuclearelectrica

Using a scoring system from 1 (average) to 5 (excellent) leading investment professionals carefully evaluated and assessed EMEA corporates on the following performance criteria:
1) Business Knowledge & Insights of IR team
2) Improvement in IR in last year
3) Quality of One-on-Ones
4) Quality of Road-shows/Visits
5) Quality of Annual Reports/Formal Disclosure
6) Quality of Website/Webcasting
7) Proactivity of Senior Executives

Adrian Tănase, CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, received an Excellency Award from Institutional Investor on leading the Romanian Capital Markets to Emerging Markets. Dan Preda, CEO Radio Romania Actualitati, was mentioned for top media coverage of the event.

Individual investors had as well the opportunity to assess Romanian companies vote until November 21. The vote was carried out through the ARIR website. Participants were asked to rate companies on transparency, quality of communication, availability and pro-activity of their Investor Relations team. The winners are:

Best Company in IR 2019 – Retail choice
1. TeraPlast
2. Nuclearelectrica
3. BRK Financial Group
4. Purcari Winery

AR&IR Gala is organized with the support of our main partners: ALRO (one of the largest vertically integrated aluminum producers in Europe, ARIR Founding member), Electrica (key player in the electricity distribution and supply market in Romania, ARIR Associate member), TeraPlast (parent company of TeraPlast Group, the largest Romanian producer of construction materials, ARIR Founding member), and Transelectrica (Romania’s electricity transmission and system operator that manages, operates, maintains, modernizes and develops the transmission grid), with the support of Bucharest Stock Exchange (organizes and manages the regulated markets of financial instruments, ARIR Founding member), Electromagnetica (industrial company, manufacturer and supplier of distribution and electricity metering equipment, LED lighting solutions, electric and electronic parts, metal and plastic injection parts, ARIR Founding member), Purcari (one of the leading wine producers in CEE, ARIR Associate member) and Antibiotice (one of the most important Romanian manufacturers of generic drugs from the pharmaceutical industry, ARIR Associate member). Media partners of the event are: Financial Intelligence, JURIDICE.ro and Money.ro. Monitoring partner is Klarmedia.