UPDATED ON: Wednesday, September 28, 2005
From The Globe and Mail
Spencer Stuart is pleased to announce that Peter Simon joined the Toronto office at the beginning of 2005 to co-lead the firmís Canadian financial services efforts. Since joining the firm, Mr. Simon has successfully led searches with pension funds, asset managers, private equity sponsors and insurance companies.
Mr. Simon is a member of Spencer Stuartís North American Financial Services practice and serves clients in Canada and the U.S. He formerly was a Principal (partner) with McKinsey & Company in Toronto and the U.S. Midwest, with additional leadership experiences in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, and New York, where he served financial institutions and industrial clients on strategy, financial performance, and investment and corporate finance issues. Mr. Simon left the firm to co-found an outsourced corporate performance data and services company with several well-known Canadian and U.S. corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms as clients.
Prior to McKinsey & Company, Mr. Simon worked in both Toronto and New York with The First Boston Corporation, where he held roles in their investment banking and mergers & acquisitions groups.
Mr. Simon holds an M.B.A. from The Amos Tuck School of Business of Dartmouth College, with high distinction, and was the recipient of The Leech Prize for Excellence in Finance, and earned an honours Bachelor of Arts degree in business, also with distinction, from The University of Western Ontario.
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