TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Kingsdale Communications Inc. welcomes
Bernard Simon, until recently the Financial Times' correspondent in
Canada, as Vice-President, Communications.
"Bernard will help us build on our expertise in transaction
communications by providing seasoned and skilled communications advice,
tailored to our clients' needs," said Wes Hall, Kingsdale's CEO.
Mr Simon has had a distinguished career in journalism. Prior to the
Financial Times, he was a correspondent in Toronto for the New York
Times and The Economist. He was previously deputy editor of South
Africa's Business Day and managing editor of Canada's Financial Post.
"Kingsdale already has an unrivalled reputation in proxy solicitation in
respect of contested meetings, and mergers and acquisitions," Mr Hall
said. "Adding Bernard to our team will enable us to further broaden our
capabilities, helping clients to communicate more effectively with
investors, employees and other stakeholders."
Kingsdale Communications Inc. is a wholly owned division of Kingsdale
Shareholder Services Inc. and provides tailored strategic corporate
communications, investor relations, transaction communications
(including mergers & acquisitions and proxy fight communications) and
crisis communications solutions, delivered with the highest level of
client service. Our team of seasoned industry professionals combines
years of street experience with expertise in investor relations, public
relations, website design, media management and corporate
communications. For more information go to www.kingsdalecommunications.com
Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. is Canada's most active shareholder
services firm. Since 2003, we have been involved in some of North
America's highest profile mergers and acquisitions and contested
meetings, with services that include proxy solicitation, information
agent, depositary, corporate governance advisory and communications.
For more information, go to www.kingsdaleshareholder.com
SOURCE Kingsdale Communications
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