TORONTO, July 10 /CNW/ -- IPSA International, Inc., (IPSA) an
international investigative consulting firm, is pleased to announce the
Honourable John P. Manley has joined the firm's recently created Board of
Mr. Manley has held several senior level positions in the Canadian
Government, including Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of
Foreign Affairs and Minister of Industry. For the role he played following
the September 11, 2001 attacks, he was named TIME Canada Magazine's "Newsmaker
of the Year". In 2007, Mr. Manley was named chair of the Independent Panel on
Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan by the Prime Minister.
Mr. Manley is currently Counsel at McCarthy Tetrault LLP, a Canadian law
firm that delivers integrated business law, litigation services, tax law, real
property law, labour and employment law nationally and globally, where he
provides strategic advice on public affairs, including trade, security and
finance. He is a Director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC),
Nortel Networks and Canadian Pacific Railway and sits on a number of advisory
Boards and not-for-profit organizations.
"The addition of Mr. Manley is significant for IPSA International. Our
increased operations in Canada demanded a Canadian representative on our Board
of Advisors. Mr. Manley's reputation speaks for itself and is most apparent
in the respect he has garnered, not only in Canada, but internationally as
well," noted Dan Wachtler, IPSA's President & CEO. "IPSA could not have found
a better talent or individual to help guide our Canadian and international
growth plans. We are truly humbled to have him associated with our firm."
"I am delighted to be added to IPSA's Advisory Board," said Mr. Manley.
"I believe that the effort to prevent money-laundering is crucial in the
struggle against organized crime and terrorism. I look forward to offering
perspectives gained from my time as Finance Minister and as Chair of the
Cabinet Committee on Public Security and Anti-Terrorism to IPSA in support of
its effort to support organizations on the front lines of this struggle."
The Board of Advisors is tasked with providing advice to IPSA's
leadership with respect to matters identified by the executive team including:
the Company's operating strategy and activities related to potential Company
acquisitions and international expansion plans.
IPSA International, Inc. is an international risk advisory firm which
provides clients in the corporate, financial and legal communities with
high-end investigative consulting services. IPSA's preferred practice areas
are: Anti-Money Laundering, Asset Location, Intellectual Property, Fraud
Investigations and Due Diligence services.
Contact: Jillian Bernaiche
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For further information: Jillian Bernaiche of IPSA International, Inc.,
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