New York – September 15, 2014 – Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to both capital markets and corporate investor relations professionals, announced that it has hired Agnies Watson as EVP and Managing Director, Corporate Workflow Solutions.
Watson has 20 years of global financial services experience. She joins Ipreo from Georgeson/Computershare where she was a Senior Vice President, spearheading their web- based investor relations and corporate governance platform initiative. Prior to Computershare, Watson was a co-founder of ir2020 (now part of the Toronto Stock Exchange). Her background also includes senior level roles in both Investor Relations and Banking. Watson joins Ipreo as a member of the Executive Committee.
At Ipreo, Watson will be responsible for the management and continued development of the firm’s suite of Corporate Workflow Solutions, which includes its BD Corporate platform, and integrated solution that combines the industry’s most robust institutional data with intuitive IR workflow tools focused on managing and communicating with investors.
“Ipreo’s approach is always to apply seasoned and talented leadership to every business line, to best support our continuous rapid growth across all markets,” said Kevin Marcus, Ipreo’s President and COO. “Agnies’s industry experience and track record of successful IR-related product launches makes her ideal to fill this role.”
Watson will be based in Ipreo’s New York headquarters.
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. From new issuance through ongoing investor management, our unique solutions drive connectivity and efficiency throughout all stages of the capital-raising process. Ipreo has more than 800 employees supporting clients in every major financial center around the world. Ipreo is private-equity owned by Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division. For more information, please go to www.ipreo.com.
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