TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Accord Financial Corp. (TSX - ACD) is
pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John J. Swidler to Accord's
Board of Directors.
Mr. Swidler is a Senior Advisor with the Montréal office of Richter LLP,
a firm of Chartered Professional Accountants. He was the Managing
Partner of Richter from 1996 to January 1, 2007 and was Chairman of the
firm's Executive Committee from 1982 to 1996. Mr. Swidler graduated
from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and also
received a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill. He obtained his
designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant in 1967 and received
his Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant designation from the Ordre
des comptables agréés du Québec in 1992.
Mr. Swidler is a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of
Dollarama Inc.; Lead Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of
Reitmans (Canada) Limited; and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the
Noranda Operating Trust, which supervises the Noranda Income Fund, and
is a member of its Audit Committee, and its Governance and Human
About Accord Financial Corp.
Accord is a leading North American provider of factoring and other
asset-based financial services, including financing, credit
investigation and guarantees, collection services, and supply chain
financing for importers. Accord has been in business for over 35 years
and operates out of two offices in Canada and one in the USA. The
Company is currently the only factoring and asset-based lending company
listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. For further information please
visit www.accordfinancial.com or contact:
SOURCE: Accord Financial Corp.
For further information:
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Accord Financial Corp.
77 Bloor Street West, Suite 1803
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1M2
(416) 961-0304 Ext. 207