Farber Financial Group

Farber Financial Group

October 13, 2010 08:02 ET

Leading CEO & Turnaround Expert Lewis N. Rose Joins Farber Financial Group

Expanding the Firm's Services Beyond Restructuring, Insolvency and Corporate Finance

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2010) - Farber Financial Group, one of Canada's most respected corporate restructuring and financial services firms, is pleased to announce that Lewis N. Rose has joined the firm as the Partner responsible for the Turnaround & Crisis Management Practice.

Lewis brings more than two decades of results-driven leadership with some of Canada's most notable companies where he substantially added to the market capitalization of each company, including in his role as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of CryptoLogic Inc., President and Director of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Director of Canada Bread Ltd. and President of Maple Leaf Grocery Products Division. Lewis was also an Assistant Vice President at Wood Gundy Inc. (now CIBC World Markets).

Farber's Turnaround & Crisis Management Practice provides strategic focus and executive operational leadership to boards of directors, private equity, management, pension funds and trusted advisors of companies requiring transformation, accelerated growth, cultural change or clearer strategic direction in order to maximize the value of their business.

Lewis' practice will offer interim CEO, COO, CRO and CFO services; crisis management; and C-suite support. In all cases, the objective is to work with clients to fundamentally improve their business and place it on a path to sustained, enduring and profitable growth.

"Lewis has achieved remarkable success in his career by refocusing and reinvigorating companies to achieve their potential," said Gary Lifman, Joint Managing Partner of Farber Financial Group. "His experience in stabilizing and growing companies is something that we sought out. With his business acumen and expertise across multiple industries, Lewis and our team will help businesses facing complex challenges or opportunities, or those under financial or operational strain, achieve peak profitability."

Alan Farber, Joint Managing Partner and founder of Farber Financial Group said, "Lewis adds significant leadership and bench strength to our growing corporate practice. We are delighted to welcome Lewis aboard."

"I'm excited to join Farber Financial Group – a firm known for integrity and delivering creative solutions and value-add results," said Rose. "The senior executives of our Turnaround & Crisis Management Practice bring not only strategic, but also hands-on senior management experience with a global perspective. Having led businesses ourselves, we understand the importance of first achieving stability and focus, then providing leadership to deliver sustainable, profitable growth."

About Farber Financial Group

Since 1979, Farber Financial Group has provided a range of specialized financial services including corporate insolvency and restructuring, forensic accounting, fraud investigations, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, distressed financial advisory services, turnarounds and crisis management, interim CEO, COO, CRO and CFO management, profit enhancement and strategic opportunity assessments. A more complete description of these services may be found on our website at www.farberfinancialgroup.com.

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