Northbank fills top IR post

Northbank Communications, the life-sciences specialist, has brought in an ­expert in Swiss investor ­relations to head its financial comms and IR practice.

Frances Bornstein joins as associate director, based in the agency's London office.

She replaces Emma ­Palmer, who left Northbank in July to join ING Wholesale ­Banking. Bornstein reports to Northbank CEO Sue Charles.

‘We've been seeing a lot more activity on Euro­next this year, after AIM and the Swiss Stock Exchange led the way in previous years,' said Charles. ‘Frances will look to tap into that ­market because she brings a lot of European ­experience.'

Bornstein previously ran her own consultancy in ­Switzerland, advising Intercell through its IPO on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

She previously worked at the SWX Swiss Exchange in the position of vice-president and head of issuers and investor relations.

Before that, Bornstein was a broadcast and news agency journalist in Munich and ­Zurich.

Last month, Northbank took over the PR account for Cambridge Antibody Technology from Hogarth. It also picked up a contract from ABN Amro to represent its private-equity life-sciences business.

Northbank has around 31 employees at offices in London, Congleton (near Manchester) and Munich, Germany.

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