KITCHENER, ON, April 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Financial Horizons Group (FHG) announced today that Nick Pszeniczny will be appointed President and CEO of FHG, effective July 1, 2018. Nick will be leaving Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life. John Hamilton, founder and CEO of FHG will be transitioning to the role of Founder and Senior Advisor, and will remain a member of the Board.
"Over a 35-year career, Nick has developed a deep understanding of the needs of advisors and is the right person to lead and grow our business further in the coming years," said John Hamilton. "I would like to congratulate Nick on his appointment and welcome him to FHG."
"John established FHG in 1990 with the goal to become the leading independent MGA in Canada. Today, the organization has grown to a network of 6,600 advisors operating in 30 offices nationwide," said Nick Pszeniczny, incoming-President and CEO, FHG. "I thank John for his leadership and vision that has built our organization to what it is today."
John will continue to operate at the 22 Frederick St. head office in Kitchener and will be a resource to FHG's senior management team, maintaining his focus on the company's growth mandate and active acquisition strategy.
FHG's current board and governance will remain independent and current supplier company relationships will remain integral to its growth.
About Financial Horizons Group:
Financial Horizons Group, which was acquired by Great-West Life in spring 2017, is an independent financial services company, comprising a large Managing General Agency (MGA) which provides life company products and services to over 6,600 independent advisors across Canada. Financial Horizons Group provides advisors with a mix of resources, products, services and value-added support, helping them to grow their business. Financial Horizons Group and its staff of professionals have extensive experience in the life insurance and financial services industries, and are dedicated to providing accurate and timely quotations to advisors from the industry's leading financial institutions. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Financial Horizons Group has offices in communities across Canada.
SOURCE Financial Horizons Group Inc.
For further information: Christina Waite, VP, Human Resources & Internal Communications, 1-877-711-1388, Ext. 1552, Christina.Waite@financialhorizons.com