Market Eye, Australia’s leading specialist investor relations advisory firm, is pleased to announce further expansion of its client services with the appointment of former ABC journalist Whitney Fitzsimmons as Director Media & Communications.

Whitney is a well-known TV news anchor across Australia and Asia. She has over 15 years’ experience in the media industry in television, radio, print and online. She is a skilled communicator and storyteller with expertise in business and financial journalism.

Prior to joining Market Eye, Whitney spent over a decade at the ABC where for eight years she hosted Business Today the network’s premier morning business and financial news program. On Business Today she regularly interviewed CEOs, politicians and international business leaders, as well as breaking major financial news stories.

During her eleven years at the ABC Whitney presented a wide variety of programs including Lateline Business, NSW 7pm News, The Drum, Weekend Breakfast, The Midday Report and The World. She was a senior producer for the ABC’s award winning national current affairs program, Lateline.

Commenting on Whitney’s appointment, Market Eye Managing Director, Ronn Bechler, said: “We are delighted that Whitney has joined our team. Her appointment will further strengthen Market Eye’s position as a leader in the specialist investor relations sector by offering enhanced strategic communications and media relations advice and services to clients. Her deep understanding of the media landscape will ensure that clients’ messages will be communicated clearly, creatively and successfully to the financial news media.”

Commenting on her appointment to Market Eye, Whitney said, “I am delighted to join the team at Market Eye and have the opportunity to strengthen the company by providing strategic media advice to our new and existing clients. Ronn and his team have built a unique company that has become a market leader in the investor relations sector and I look forward to helping the firm grow into a strategic financial communications leader.”

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For further information please contact:

Ronn Bechler
Managing Director
M: +61-400 009 774
E: ronn.bechler@marketeye.com.au

Whitney Fitzsimmons
Director Media & Communications
M: +61-448 285 646
E: whitney.fitzsimmons@marketeye.com.au

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About us

Market Eye was founded in 2007 and has grown to become Australia’s pre-eminent, independent, specialist investor relations advisory firm. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, Market Eye has a national footprint in all key capital cities in Australia.

Market Eye has developed a suite of specialised, market leading advisory services, shareholder surveillance and insight, and intelligence tools. The suite of services offer core investor relations functionality, and are designed to enhance market visibility and understanding of the key issues influencing share price valuation.

Servicing over 120 ASX listed companies, Market Eye’s investor relations services leverage its team’s many decades of capital market experience, insights and relationships. Market Eye is the only investor relations advisory firm in Australia whose senior leaders all have significant direct equity capital markets and investor relations experience.

With extensive and deep local and offshore relationships spanning the broking, private client, family office and funds management communities, as well as the financial news and media sector, Market Eye has the network to support growing companies build long term supportive share registers.

Further information can be found at www.marketeye.com.au