Gary LaBranche will succeed longstanding RIMS CEO Mary Roth, who is retiring

RIMS has announced Gary LaBranche as the Society’s new chief executive. LaBranche will succeed longstanding RIMS CEO Mary Roth who announced her retirement in late-2021 after 37 years of service with RIMS. LaBranche will assume his new role on 1 June 2022.

Since March 2017, Gary LaBranche has served as president & CEO of Virginia-based NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations. NIRI’s members represent 1,600 publicly- traded companies with a combined market cap of $9 trillion.

Previously, LaBranche has served as CEO for the Association for Corporate Growth, the Association Forum of Chicagoland and two other organisations. In addition, he was a senior executive at the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the US Chamber of Commerce.

He is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce’s Association Committee of 100 and is past chairman of the Chamber’s Institute of Organization Management.