Independent investment firm announces new chief

Philip Yuzpe will succeed outgoing CEO

Independent investment firm announces new chief
Sentry Investments has found their new president and CEO in Philip Yuzpe, their president and COO of more than three years. He succeeds Sean Driscoll, who has acted as the firm’s CEO since 2013.

Driscoll is moving on to concentrate more on his position as president of his family holding company and its various business interests. “Sentry is one of our key investments,” he said. “As a principal shareholder, I have every confidence that Phil and the team will successfully continue Sentry's growth and continue to deliver strong performance for the more than half a million Canadian investors we serve.”

Yuzpe joined Sentry in 2006; since then, he has become well acquainted with every facet of the firm’s business. He has also become “a seasoned executive with proven operational and leadership skills,” according to Sentry Founder and Chairman John F. Driscoll. “He has been, and will continue to be, a tremendous asset for Sentry and we could not be more pleased that he has accepted this expanded role.”

“Sentry has enjoyed impressive growth and success as more and more Canadian financial advisors and investors have entrusted Sentry with building and preserving wealth,” Yuzpe said. “Our success starts and ends with a high-performance culture and an unwavering commitment to our clients and our core values of teamwork, collaboration and respect. I look forward to continuing to instil those values in our employees and to embody them in my new role.”

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