NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As companies navigate political and economic uncertainty across Latin America, solid executive performance, credibility and accessibility, as well as financial transparency are imperative factors for attracting investors, as demonstrated in Institutional Investor's Latin-America Executive Team survey.
More than 900 buy-side analysts, asset managers, and sell-side researchers at nearly 385 firms participated in the Latin America Executive Team survey naming the best chief executive officers, chief financial officers and investor relations professionals across 16 business sectors.
Buy-side analysts, money managers and sell-side researchers at securities firms and financial institutions that cover the region were asked to identify excellence against a number of core criteria:
Below are some of the top performing companies in the 2018 Latin America Executive Team:
|Cemex (Mexico)||Itau Unibanco Holding (Brazil)|
|Energisa (Brazil)||Kroton Educacional (Brazil)|
|Fibria Celulose (Brazil)||Localiza Rent a Car (Brazil)|
|Gerdau (Brazil)||Multiplan Empreendimentos Imobiliarios (Brazil)|
|Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (Colombia)||TIM Participacoes (Brazil)|
|Grupo Supervielle (Argentina)||Vale (Brazil)|
|IRB Brasil Resseguros (Brazil)||WEG (Brazil)|
Top Performing CEOs Include:
|Marcos de Oliveira||Iochpe-Maxion (Brazil)|
|Wilson Pinto Ferreira Junior||Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) (Brazil)|
|Leonel Dias de Andrade Neto||Smiles (Brazil)|
|Lorenzo Manuel Berho Corona||Corp. Inmobiliaria Vesta (Mexico)|
|Jose Gallo||Lojas Renner (Brazil)|
Top Performing CFOs Include:
|Felipe Vicchiato||Sao Martinho (Brazil)|
|Gabriel Ralston Correa Ribeiro||GAEC Educacao (Brazil)|
|Eduardo Haiama||Equatorial Energia (Brazil)|
|Grace Cury de Almeida Goncalves Tourinho||Qualicorp (Brazil)|
|Cristina Betts||Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers (Brazil)|
“Latin America continues to present good investment opportunities for investors, despite geopolitical and trade concerns,” says Ursula Kizy, Director of Investor Relations Americas at Institutional Investor. “With an investor split of nearly 50:50 between regional domiciled firms, and international investors participating in the survey this year, it demonstrates the challenge faced by Latin American firms to effectively reach the right investors, with the right message, at the right time.”
The full report names 806 executives, representing 352 companies, who met minimum-vote and other eligibility criteria. For more information contact Ursula Kizy at 212-224-3124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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