Hagerty hires new VP of Investor Relations
“We are very pleased to welcome Jay to this strategic position at Hagerty,” said Turcotte. “He brings exceptional credentials and expertise to our investor relations efforts, has a fantastic perspective on the dynamics of a publicly traded company from an investor perspective, and understands how to build and grow a relationship program. with investors very effective.”
Koval has over two decades of experience in capital markets and previously held senior IR positions. In addition to helping newly listed public companies develop their IR functions, Koval has created IR programs at Brown-Forman, a leading US spirits company, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
During his tenure at Brown-Forman, from 2012 to 2019, the company tripled its market capitalization. During his tenure at Starwood, from 2006 to 2012, Koval helped the company achieve #1 ranking among gaming and hosting companies in Institutional Investor magazine.
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Prior to his IR roles, Koval worked as a buy-side analyst at Invesco Funds Group and a sell-side analyst at Bank of America Securities. He began his career working in investment banking in the consumer/distribution team at JPMorgan.
“I am thrilled to join Hagerty and help this exciting, forward-looking company communicate its value proposition to investors,” Koval said. “There are approximately 43 million collector vehicles in our total addressable market in the United States, and even more globally, which positions us well to deliver high rates of sustained and profitable growth over the next decade. As a car enthusiast, I look forward to collaborating with industry leaders who are passionately dedicated to safeguarding driving and car culture for future generations. »