Union Securities Ltd.

Union Securities Ltd.

January 18, 2011 13:16 ET

Union Securities Ltd. Announces New Chief Operations Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2011) - Union Securities Ltd., an independent Canadian investment dealer with its head office in downtown Vancouver, announced the appointment of Bill Wright as its Chief Operations Officer earlier this month. In this new role, Wright will oversee operational controls, procedures, and reporting systems to continue the successful growth that the firm has experienced in the past year.

"We are very pleased to welcome Bill Wright to the executive management team," said John MacPhail, CEO of Union Securities Ltd. "We believe Bill will be a tremendous asset to Union Securities with his wealth of operations, compliance, financial management and staff development expertise. With our focused business initiatives and growth in the coming years, Bill is the right person to successfully navigate this course."

Wright brings extraordinary industry experience with more than twenty-seven (27) years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a Director and Officer of Bolder Investment Partners Ltd., where he served as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for over 7 years. Prior to joining Bolder, Wright served as a Senior Vice President at both First Associate Investments Inc. and Yorkton Securities Inc. He also enjoyed a ten year tenure at a Canadian Chartered Bank.

About Union Securities Ltd.

Union Securities Ltd. is an independent Canadian investment dealer that was founded in 1963 in Vancouver, BC. Today the firm has branches in major financial hubs all across Canada, including a principal office in Toronto and more than 275 employees. Product offerings include equity trading, fixed-income investments, investment banking, wealth management services and commodity futures and options trading.

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