TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - AGF Investments Inc. today announced that
Martin Hubbes, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer,
will be leaving the firm. A search for his replacement is underway and
Mr. Hubbes will continue in his role throughout the transition.
"Martin has embodied AGF's core values of integrity, client focus,
professionalism, and teamwork," said Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer, AGF Management Limited. "Working closely with
his senior leadership team and AGF's executive, Martin has engaged the
talent and built the structure required to ensure our investment
management team has the tools and resources they need to succeed. I
want to express my heartfelt thanks to my long-time colleague and wish
him the best in the next chapter of his professional career."
Mr. Hubbes joined AGF as an equity research analyst in 1992. He went on
to become lead portfolio manager of AGF Canadian Stock Fund in 1996, a
position he held until 2011. Mr. Hubbes has led AGF's investment group
as Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer since 2005 and
was promoted to Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer
"I have had the very good fortune to spend my entire career at AGF.
Working closely with Blake and the Investment and Executive teams has
been extremely rewarding and the depth of talent within the firm will
ensure AGF meets its goal of helping investors succeed," said Mr.
ABOUT AGF MANAGEMENT LIMITED
AGF Management Limited is one of Canada's premier independent investment
management firms with offices across Canada and subsidiaries around the
world. AGF's products include a diversified family of award-winning
mutual funds, mutual fund wrap programs and pooled funds. AGF also
manages assets on behalf of institutional investors including pension
plans, foundations and endowments as well as for private clients. With
over $34 billion in total assets under management, AGF serves more than
one million investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol AGF.B.
For further information:
Shareholders and Analysts contact:
Robert J. Bogart
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice-President, Finance