Mr. André Sirard is appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Professionals' Fund Group



    MONTREAL, Feb. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of Professionals'
Fund Group ("Group") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. André
Sirard as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sirard has joined the
Group on January 5, 2009.
    Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Sirard worked for 25 years in the
investment industry with companies serving wealthy private clients and
institutions. In addition to sitting on various executive committees, he held
several positions related to management of fixed-interest security and
asset-allocation portfolios, customer service and business development.
    "His extensive knowledge of investments combined with his
business-development and customer-service skills will enable him to lead the
company in developing investment and value-added solutions perfectly adapted
to our clientele" said Dr. Gaétan Barrette, Chairman of the Board of the Group
and President of the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec.

    About Professionals' Fund Group

    Professionals' Fund Group serves the following shareholder members: the
Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec, the Association des
chirurgiens dentistes du Québec, the Corporation de service de la Chambre des
notaires, the Association des architectes en pratique privée du Québec and the
Association québécoise des pharmaciens propriétaires. The members of the
Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec, which is partner of
Professionals' Fund Group, also have access to the same services. Initially
designed for professionals not covered by a pension plan and their family
members, Professionals' Fund Group today offers complete, personalized mutual
fund, private wealth management and integrated personal financial planning.
The Group's investment solutions are focused on long-term performance and
protecting capital, and its management and professional fees are among the
lowest in Canada. The Group actively manages assets of over $1.5 billion for
more than 8,500 clients. It is headquartered in Montréal, with offices in
Québec City and Sherbrooke.

    
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For further information:

For further information: Marie Annick Dell'Aniello, Manager -
Communications and Marketing, Professionals' Fund Group, (514) 350-5058,
1-888-377-7337, Fax: (514) 350-5060, madellaniello@groupefdp.com, For more
details: www.groupefdp.com; Micheline Canuel, President Assistant,
Professionals' Fund Group, (514) 350-5056, 1-888-377-7337, Fax: (514)
350-5051, mcanuel@groupefdp.com, For more details: www.groupefdp.com; Source:
Professionals' Fund Group

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