HAMILTON, ONTARIO — Reeves Financial Services Inc. (“Reeves Financial”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher (Chris) James Heywood, B. Comm., LL.B. as General Counsel, effective November 1, 2010.
Mr. Heywood will hold the most senior legal position within Reeves Financial, reporting directly to the President and CEO. He will provide counsel on transactions, capital market activities, securities law, ethics and compliance, insurance underwriting, risk management, due diligence, business investments, best practices, corporate governance, and emerging trends. He will join our team in Hamilton, Ontario.
“We are very pleased to welcome Chris to Reeves Financial Services. His role as our senior legal counsel complements and adds depth to Reeves Financial’s talented leadership team. Chris will enhance our goal of excellence in all of our pursuits and will heighten our position as a premier, insurance and financial services company,” said Scott B. Reeves, President and CEO, Reeves Financial Services Inc.
Mr. Heywood received his LL.B. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario and received his undergraduate degree, an Honours Bachelor of Commerce, from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. Mr. Heywood articled at the Hamilton law firm Pelech, Otto & Powell and also worked as an Associate for the Brampton law firm of Cook & Company.
About Reeves Financial
Reeves Financial Services is a leading insurance agency and financial services company based in Hamilton, Ontario. Founded in 1996, Reeves Financial Services is a multi-year nominee and winner for Best Financial Planner, Best Investment Company, Best Overall Customer-Service and Best Financial Planning Service in reader-selected awards presented by the Hamilton Spectator and Hamilton’s View Magazine. Reeves Financial Servcies’ team of Insurance and Wealth Advisors are non-commissioned, salaried employees who, free from the pressure of sales and commission targets, are able to provide the best advice and service in the best interests of their clients. Reeves Financial Services is also one of the only financial services companies in Ontario that do not charge fees or back-end loads (commonly known as Deferred Sales Charges) on their clients’ investment accounts. Reeves Financial Services is a member of FundSERV and a registered Segregated Funds Dealer. Reeves Financial Services Inc. operates under licence of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.