TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Global is pleased to announce that Mr. James R. Beattie, CFA has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer, Global Maxfin Capital Inc. (GMCI) and Global Maxfin Investments Inc. (GMII), effective January 5, 2015.* We are thrilled to have Mr. Beattie's intelligence, work ethic, talent, and skills in leading Global in his new roles. We are extremely confident that his extensive knowledge, diverse experience and vision in capital markets will enable Global Maxfin Capital Inc. to increase its brand awareness and reputation on the street.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, Mr. Beattie will be responsible for a strong culture of corporate governance and compliance.
Mr. Beattie brings over 27 years of investment experience and a wealth of wisdom to the Global entities. He began his career in wealth management at Bank of Montreal Asset Management (formerly BOMIC) and with expanding roles in capital markets, most recently as Global Head of Equity Trading at CIBC World Markets Inc. Additionally, Mr. Beattie has served as the past President and Chair of both the Canadian Securities Traders Association and the Institutional Equity Traders Association.
Mr. Beattie graduated from University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Commerce as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Western University. He then went on to complete his Masters of Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is also a CFA Charterholder.
*Pending regulatory approval.
About Global Maxfin Capital Inc.
Global Maxfin Capital Inc. is a Toronto-based full service investment dealer with offices across Canada in Vancouver, Toronto, North York, and Halifax. GMCI provides an array of services, including merger and acquisition advisory, capital raising services to middle market and emerging growth companies, equity research on technology and industrial sectors, retail and institutional sales, corporate financing, and trading, as well as direct electronic access.
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