Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. appointed Chairman of Richardson GMP Limited Board of Directors

May 11, 2011  -  Press Release

Toronto, Ontario (May 11, 2011) – Richardson GMP is pleased to announce the appointment of Winthrop H. Smith, Jr.* to Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Richardson GMP CEO Andrew Marsh* joins returning Board members Kevin Sullivan, Deputy Chairman, GMP Capital Inc. and Sandy Riley, President and CEO Richardson Financial Group. Also returning to the Board are Mark Begg and Robert Panes who are both investment advisors at Richardson GMP.

“We continue to build our vision of being the firm of choice for successful families and entrepreneurs by attracting Canada’s premier advisors,” said Win Smith, Chairman. “The presence of advisors on the Board is synonymous with the company’s partnership culture and underscores the importance in providing advisors with a voice in the direction of the firm.”

Winthrop Smith is Chairman and CEO of Summit Ventures NE, LLC and President of Sugarbush Resort. From 1974 to 2002, Mr. Smith has held various senior management positions at Merrill Lynch & Co. including Executive Vice President, Merrill Lynch & Co, Chairman of Merrill Lynch International and Member of the Executive Management Committee. Mr. Smith’s current directorships include Eaton Vance Corporation, AGF Management Ltd., Richardson Financial Group and Summit Ventures NE, LLC (Sugarbush)...
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