The Center for Research in Financial Communication welcomes Dr. Stefanie Wettberg, Senior Vice President Investor Relations at BASF SE, as a new member of its Steering Committee. Further members of the committee are Prof. Dr. Bernd Schuppener (University of Leipzig), Martin Halusa (Deutsche Börse AG), Dr. Phoebe Kebbel (Hering Schuppener Consulting), and Dr. Robert Vollrath (Hering Schuppener Consulting).
On the occasion of the 10th Annual Report Symposium, organized by the Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR) in Zurich on June 13, 2019, the Center for Research in Financial Communication presented first insights into the results of the Corporate Reporting Monitor 2019. The Corporate Reporting Monitor is an annual international survey of reporting managers conducted in cooperation with the CCR.
At the 22. Conference of the DIRK - German Investor Relations Association on 03.-04. June 2019, the Center for Research in Financial Communication provided insights into the research project on Integrated Financial Communication.
With its paper "Integrated Financial Communication. Insights on the coordination and integration among investor relations and public relations departments of listed corporations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland" the team of the Center for Research in Financial Communication was contributing to the 69th annual conference of International Communication Association (ICA) which took place from May 25 - 28, 2019 in Washington D.C., USA.
The results of a quantitative survey of investor relations officers on the topic of dialogue between the supervisory board and investors was published in a May issue of the trade magazine "Der Aufsichtsrat".
How do capital market participants use annual reports, which channels, which content is relevant for them? The Center for Research in Financial Communication has conducted a large-scale study on the use of annual reports together with the Mainz agency MPM Corporate Communication Solutions. As part of a quantitative survey, 100 analysts and investors active on the German capital market were surveyed.