TREND Financial

October 07, 2014 14:30 ET

Brent Sawadsky CPA, CMA Joins TREND to Drive Ongoing Financial Growth

TREND Financial Appoints Brent Sawadsky as New Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 07, 2014) - TREND Financial, a leader in offering custom-made financial solutions, today announced the appointment of Brent Sawadsky as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Sawadsky brings more than 25 years of experience to TREND, including extensive operational and financial experience. Mr. Sawadsky will report directly to Nahum Kaplan, President and Chief Executive Officer of TREND.

Mr. Sawadsky joins TREND after serving as Senior Manager for one of Canada's largest associations of CA firms Collins Barrow LLP. A market leader involved in a wide cross-section of industries including: Automotive, Private Equity, Manufacturing, Industrial, Technology, Energy and Mining, Biotech and Not for Profit. Previously, Mr. Sawadsky served for VFC Inc. (TSX: VFC) which was acquired by TD Bank Financial Group with a value of $4 billion for annum.

Mr. Sawadsky brings additional financial leadership from the retail automotive industry, major Canadian financial institutions in commercial automotive lending and served on the Member Advisory Board of Georgian College - Automotive Business School of Canada.

"We couldn't be happier that Brent Sawadsky has joined TREND," said TREND Founder and CEO, Nahum Kaplan. "His experience and leadership will be extremely valuable as TREND explores new markets and opportunities.  Beyond his expertise in finance, Brent is a great cultural fit at TREND and we're excited to have him on our team!"

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Sawadsky said, "TREND has made tremendous progress under Nahum's leadership. I look forward to joining the TREND team and contributing to the company's next phase of growth."

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About TREND Financial

Started in 2012, TREND Financial is a Canadian-owned consumer financial services company. Headquartered in Toronto, TREND has successfully experienced unprecedented growth servicing dealerships and consumers across Ontario.

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