TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 24, 2012) - John F. Driscoll, Chairman and Director of Sentry Investments Inc. ("Sentry"), on behalf of the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandy McIntyre to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McIntyre will also continue in his role as President.
Since joining Sentry in 2000, Mr. McIntyre has been instrumental to the company's success. Under his guidance, Sentry was recognized as Canada's Best Equity Fund Family at the 2011 Lipper1 Fund Awards. Sentry was also one of only five firms in 2011 to receive the prestigious Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Award, after being one of only four to receive the honour in 2010. Mr. McIntyre, who has over 35 years experience in the financial services industry, was individually honoured with TopGun Portfolio Manager Awards from Brendan Wood International in 2009 and 2010.
Mr. Driscoll, Sentry's Chairman and Director said, "Sandy exemplifies all the qualities an excellent CEO should have - vision, leadership, talent and persistence. He has taken Sentry to new heights since he joined the company 12 years ago, including building our investment team to the point that it is recognized as one of the best in the industry. I have the utmost confidence that Sandy will lead us into continued growth and success."
Concurrently, Sandy McIntyre, President and now CEO of Sentry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Mitchell to the position of Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the investment management team. Mr. Mitchell will also continue in his role as Senior Portfolio Manager. Since joining Sentry in 2005, Mr. Mitchell has been recognized as one of Canada's leading authorities in real estate investing. With over a decade of experience in the financial services industry, Mr. Mitchell is a three-time winner of the Brendan Wood International TopGun Portfolio Manager Award (2009, 2010, 2011) and was recognized in 2011 by Brendan Wood International as a TopGun Investment Mind in Worldwide Real Estate. Mr. Mitchell is lead manager of Sentry REIT Fund and Sentry Infrastructure Fund.
Sandy McIntyre, Sentry's President and CEO, stated, "Dennis embodies the kind of talent we look for here at Sentry: hardworking, highly energetic, remarkably intelligent and an extremely analytic mind. We at Sentry are proud to have him guide our outstanding investment team as our new Chief Investment Officer."
Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company with approximately $6.5 billion in assets under management on behalf of Canadian investors. We offer a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds, hedge funds, flow-through limited partnerships and other alternative investment products. Sentry Investments was recognized as Canada's Best Equity Fund Family at the 2011 Lipper1 Fund Awards and was one of only five companies in 2011 to receive the prestigious Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Award.
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|Sentry Investments Inc.|
|Commerce Court West|
|199 Bay Street, Suite 4100|
|P.O. Box 108|
|Toronto, ON M5L 1E2|
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