Board of Directors Elects Alexandra Deignan as Board Chair-Elect; John Moten Begins Term as Board Chair


ALEXANDRIA, VA, December 1, 2023 At its November 29 Annual Meeting, members of NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations elected four members to serve on the NIRI Board of Directors. 
Four regular members (corporate IR practitioners and counselors) were elected to serve four-year terms (2024-27) on the NIRI Board of Directors. They include:  
  • Kimberly Esterkin, Vice President, Investor Relations, ASGN Incorporated 
  • Lisa Hartman, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, EnerSys 
  • Heather Anne Kos, CPA, CMA, IRC, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Builders FirstSource, Inc.
  • Michael Steele, CFA, IRC, VP, Finance - Investor Relations & ESG, Zebra Technologies
The NIRI Board elected Alexandra Deignan, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Sustainability for Lazard Ltd, as Chair-Elect for the coming year.
John Moten, IRC, also transitioned to NIRI Board Chair. John is the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for Aventiv Technologies and served as Chair-Elect in 2023. 
“I am delighted to welcome this outstanding new class to the NIRI Board of Directors. The key to NIRI’s long-term success is based on the willingness of volunteer leaders like these to selflessly donate their time and talent to the organization,” said NIRI President and CEO, Matt Brusch, CAE. 
“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Katie Royce, CFA, who is completing her term as Board Chair, and Victoria Sivrais who is completing her Board service as Immediate Past Chair. 
Finally, I thank the other members of the NIRI Board completing their service this year: Darin Arita, CFA, IRC, Brook Wootton, IRC, and Richard Yerganian. These volunteer leaders have been instrumental in successfully guiding NIRI through the past four years.”

About NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts, and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with members representing over 1,500 publicly held companies and $12 trillion in stock market capitalization.