Metris Companies Inc., one of the fastest-growing direct marketing companies in the nation, has announced the appointment of Kevin Helmintoller as vice president-investor relations.
In his new role, Helmintoller has overall responsibility for developing, implementing and managing the company’s investor relations strategy. He reports to David Wesselink, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
“Kevin brings outstanding talent and a record of achievement to this position,” said Metris President and CEO Ronald N. Zebeck. “We’re pleased that Kevin has joined our team, and we’re excited about the knowledge and experience he brings to our fast-paced organization.”
Helmintoller most recently served as vice president of investor relations and communications for Magellan Health Services based in Maryland. Prior to Magellan, he served as second vice president, investor relations at AFLAC Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. Helmintoller is a certified public accountant.
Metris Companies Inc. is an information-based direct marketer of consumer credit products and fee-based services, primarily to moderate-income consumers. Based in St. Louis Park, Minn, Metris also has operations in Phoenix, Ariz.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Champaign, Ill.; Baltimore, Md.; and Tulsa, Okla. Metris employs more than 3,000 people.
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