TradeFreedom Securities Inc.

TradeFreedom Securities Inc.

January 23, 2006 07:45 ET

TradeFreedom Securities Appoints Bruce D. Seago as President

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 23, 2006) - TradeFreedom Securities Inc. today announced the appointment of Bruce D. Seago to the position of President. Mr. Seago, a respected and experienced Canadian online discount brokerage executive, will join the leadership team as the company continues its focus on delivering the premier suite of products and services to active traders and investors in Canada.

"Mr. Seago's distinctive track record will be a strong complement to TradeFreedom's future business goals", comment Jay and Dominique Ferst, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of TradeFreedom Financial Inc. "The time has come for us to bring on a seasoned veteran to contribute in the guiding of TradeFreedom through our rapid growth. He brings a vast amount of proven experience and industry expertise, and we are excited that he has come on board".

Mr. Seago comes to Tradefreedom with over 16 years of experience in the Canadian discount brokerage industry, with a clear customer focus and a proven track record of driving revenue and profit growth. He most recently served as President of ETRADE Canada where he oversaw retail brokerage operations in Canada for ETRADE Financial. Mr Seago holds a M.B.A. from York University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

About TradeFreedom Securities Inc.

TradeFreedom Securities Inc. (www.tradefreedom.com) has been Canada's premier online broker for active traders and investors since 1999. Providing sophisticated online brokerage service, support and education, including, instant direct access to North American equities, options and futures, through better technology at a better price. TradeFreedom Securities Inc. is a member of the Investment Dealers Association and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund.

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