Financial Horizons Group Inc. is changing up its broader leadership team.

The firm is appointing David Stewart, who previously focused on the firm’s Atlantic Canada business, as its chief operations officer. Stewart will work closely with Chris Valardo on distribution, Mike Donati on dealership and Heidi MacDonald on operations, according to a press release.

Cathy Hiscott will take on the newly combined role of heading up Ontario and Atlantic Canada, while Paul Isaacson will continue as lead for the Western provinces and James McMahon for Quebec.

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Will Chang will be developing and directing legal and compliance issues and Marc Lantaigne will do the same for finance and strategy. In addition, Nina Kavalinas will be working on the compliance side, while Christina Waite will head up human resources and corporate affairs.

Financial Horizons’ founder, John Hamilton, will remain on the board’s leadership team as founder and special advisor.

“I’m confident in this team and this organization, and in all of us making a real difference to advisors and insurance partners in 2019,” said Nick Pszeniczny, president and chief executive officer at Financial Horizons Group, in the release.

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