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Business gears up for 2019 IRGAwards

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‘Symphonic Leadership’ is the theme for the 32nd edition of the IRGAwards which will take place on 19 September at the Convento do Beato in Lisbon.

Each year the awards distinguish the very best in the Portuguese financial and business sectors.
The awards reward the best business performances while at the same time encourage policies and attitudes of transparency and quality in investor relations.
Under the slogan “The Symphonic Leadership”, economist Vítor Bento, president of the jury, explains that: “an orchestra and symphony are two good examples to use as a metaphor for management challenges were those involved have to work in harmony and coordinate various skills and in which challenges have to be met at various rhythms and times.”
“Sometimes there are quiet moments, other times there are moments of grand success and joy. There are also challenging times too when things get complicated and there are a lot of things going on at the same time”, adds the economist.
The gala awards dinner for the 32nd edition of the IRGAwards sponsored by Deloitte will take place on the 19 September at the Convento do Beato in Lisbon. During the ceremony the business personalities and companies who stood out the most in 2018 will receive awards.
Those nominated are: Best CEO Investor Relations: Carlos Gomes da Silva (Galp Energia); António Rios de Amorim (Corticeira Amorim), António Mexia (EDP),Miguel Maya (BCP) and Pedro Soares dos Santos (Jerónimos Martins),
Nominated for CFO in Investor Relations are: Cristina Rios de Amorim (Corticeira Amorim), Filipe Crisóstomo Silva (Galp Energia), Miguel Bragança (BCP) and Miguel Stilwell d’Andrade (EDP).
The nominations for the Investor Relations Officer Award are: Cláudia Falcão (Jerónimo Martins), Miguel Viana (EDP), Rui Coimbra (BCP) and Ana Negrais de Matos (Corticeira Amorim).


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