By Staff | July 27, 2010 | Last updated on July 27, 2010
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Aston Hill Financial has announced the appointment of Mike Killeen as chief operating officer, making him responsible for growing the company’s mutual fund and structured financial products business.

Prior to joining Aston Hill, Killeen was an executive vice-president with Davis + Henderson Income Fund, senior vice-president and general counsel with CI Financial for 13 years.

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Raymond James hires new HNW head

Raymond James Ltd. has announced the hiring of Jacob Leibel as vice-president and head of the firm’s discretionary portfolio management platform.

“Enhancing our ability to serve affluent Canadians and their families with more sophisticated wealth management needs is a critical focus for Raymond James,” says Terry Hetherington, executive vice-president of Raymond James’ private client group. “Jacob brings extensive skills and experience that will strengthen our support to investors seeking a discretionary portfolio management solution.”

Leibel joins the firm from RBC Dominion Securities, where he co-managed one of the nation’s largest advisor managed discretionary programs over the past four years.

“Increasingly many clients are seeking out personalized solutions to help them better manage their portfolios,” he says. “My goal is to work closely with the existing Raymond James team of professionals to continue to deliver the best possible services, training and products to support our financial advisors and their clients.”

(07/27/10) staff


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