easyhome Ltd.

easyhome Ltd.

March 29, 2006 17:45 ET

easyhome Ltd. Appoints New Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 29, 2006) - easyhome Ltd. (TSX:EH) today announced the appointment of Chris Fregren as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective April 17, 2006.

Mr. Fregren is a Chartered Accountant who has a broad financial background including financial reporting, corporate development, treasury and investor relations. Mr. Fregren comes to easyhome from AGF Management Ltd., a publicly traded investment management company, where he was Vice President Finance and Controller. Prior to AGF, Mr. Fregren was the Vice President of Finance of Dynacare Inc., an SEC registrant based in Toronto.

"We are very pleased to welcome Chris Fregren as our new Vice President and CFO", said David Ingram, easyhome's President and Chief Executive Officer. "His background and personal qualities are ideally suited to easyhome. We expect his financial and management experience to make a significant contribution to our continuing growth."

As announced in November 2005, Bill Johnson has resigned from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. easyhome Ltd., partnered with Korn/Ferry International in the selection of Mr. Fregren.

easyhome Ltd, with 171 locations, is Canada's largest merchandise leasing company and the fourth largest in North America, offering top quality, brand-name household furnishings, appliances and home electronics products to consumers under weekly or monthly leasing agreements. easyhome Ltd. is listed on the TSX under the symbol EH. For more information, visit the company's website at www.easyhome.ca

Contact Information

  • easyhome Ltd.
    David Ingram
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    (905) 272-2788