Oxford Investments Holdings Inc.
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Oxford Investments Holdings Inc.

March 28, 2007 09:28 ET

Honorable Doug Lewis Joins Board of Directors of Oxford Investments Holdings Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 27, 2007) - Oxford Investments Holdings Inc. (OTCBB:OXIHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honorable Doug Lewis to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Lewis trained as a Chartered Accountant, received his degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 1962 and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 1982 for his service to the community and his profession.

After completing his degree as a Chartered Accountant, Mr. Lewis attended Osgoode Hall Law School from 1964 to 1967 and was called to the Bar in the Province of Ontario in 1969. Practising in Orillia, he concentrated on corporate and commercial, real estate and estate law and was appointed a Queen's Counsel by the Province of Ontario in 1984 and by the Federal Government in 1992. Mr. Lewis maintained his membership in the Law Society of Upper Canada during his years as a Member of Parliament and returned to the practice of law in 2001.

In 1979, Mr. Lewis was elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Simcoe North and continued to serve until October 1993.

In Opposition, Mr. Lewis served as Housing critic, Deputy House Leader and House Leader, and then, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee. In Government he first served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of the Treasury Board and Government House Leader. In 1987, Mr. Lewis was appointed to Cabinet by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and served as Minister of State-Government House Leader.

After the Federal election of November 1988, Mr. Lewis was asked to hold two portfolios, Government House Leader, and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. In 1990, he was appointed Minister of Transport and in 1991 he was appointed Solicitor General of Canada, a post he held until the Federal election of 1993.

From 1993 until September of 2001, Mr. Lewis pursued a number of business interests, utilizing his experience in law, accounting, business and government while serving as informal "House Counsel" for various companies. In September 2001, Mr. Lewis formed a law partnership where he practices corporate and commercial law, negotiating, and elder law including estate administration. From October 2002 to October 2005 Mr. Lewis served as a lawyer member of the Ontario Consent and Capacity Board.

In February 2007 Mr. Lewis was appointed by the Minister of Transport as the Chair of a Federal Panel to study railway safety in Canada and report with recommendations by October 31, 2007.

"The international experience and expertise of Doug Lewis on our team will be of enormous benefit as we continue to expand our FocusKard suite of payment solutions globally ", stated Michael Donaghy, President of Oxford Investments Holdings.

About Oxford Investments Holdings Inc.

Oxford Investments Holdings Inc. is now establishing itself as a leading online payment solutions Company. The Company is concentrating its business around its "FocusKard" suite of products. The FocusKard suite provides a comprehensive card payment solution meshed with a user-friendly ewallet for e-commerce businesses.


Statements in this press release, which are not historical, are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, risks associated with the Company's financial condition and prospects, legal risks associated with product liability and risks of governmental legislation and regulation, risks associated with market acceptance and technological changes, risks associated with dependence on suppliers, risks relating to international operations, risks associated with competition and other risks detailed in the Company's filings with securities regulatory authorities. These risks may cause results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

This release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be a sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification of such securities under the laws of any such jurisdiction. This press release was accurate at the time it was issued but may not reflect the Company's current strategy or product offerings.

Contact Information

  • Oxford Investments Holdings Inc.
    Michael Donaghy
    Website: www.oxsof.com
    Grinslade Investments
    Matthew Lewis
    Email: matt@oxsof.com