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Smurfit Kappa Executive Team Tops Extel Survey For Investor Relations

Smurfit Kappa has been ranked number one in the forestry, paper and packaging sector for ‘Best CEO’, ‘Best CFO’ and ‘Best Investor Relations’.

This is the second consecutive year Smurfit Kappa has won these awards, and this year it also received first place for “Best IR Professional’.

Extel Awards

The awards were issued out by Extel, the foremost independent evaluation of quality across the European equities investment industry.

The group gives annual rankings of Europe’s leading executive teams based on the views of investment professionals. This year over 11,333 investment professionals from across 2,682 buy-side firms, 241 sell-side and 1,099 corporates contributed to the awards.

“We are delighted to top the Extel sector rankings for the second consecutive year,” said Ken Bowles, Smurfit Kappa Group CFO

“These rankings reflect the dedication and commitment of our wider team and our prospects as a business. I would like to take the opportunity to thank those who have continued to support us as we look forward to delivering on our medium-term plan.”

Smurfit Kappa has had an incredibly busy start to the year, with US firm International Paper attempting to acquire the company on three counts. During which the group has seen its share spike to record highs only to fall from grace the following week.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Aidan O’Sullivan. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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