New chief named for TSX Venture Exchange

Canada’s premier venture market has selected its new managing director

TSX Venture Exchange has announced that Brady Fletcher will be its managing director effective Oct. 31.

A Vancouver resident, Fletcher has acquired extensive experience in Canada’s venture market, including work with small companies on financing, mergers, acquisitions, and business development. Most recently, he was managing director of Sea-to-Sky Equities Inc., a Vancouver practice that works with early-stage companies. He was also founder and CEO of Blackbook Technologies Inc., a start-up technology firm, prior to which he was director of strategic relationships at Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and took senior investment banking roles at Canaccord Genuity Corp.

"We are proud to welcome Brady Fletcher, a dynamic presence in Canada's venture community, as the new leader of TSX Venture Exchange," said Nick Thadaney, president and CEO, global equity capital markets, TMX Group. "His reputation among our key client and stakeholder groups and demonstrated commitment to the success of ambitious, early-stage Canadian companies will prove valuable assets in leading TSXV into the crucial next phase of its evolution."

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Queen’s University, Fletcher will take charge of developing and implementing a multi-faceted strategy to drive sustainable long-term growth, as well as optimize the TSXV client experience for all issuers and investors. His priority areas will include advancing stakeholder-driven TSXV revitalization, expanding Canada’s early-stage capital formation ecosystem to better support entrepreneurs, and deploying new technologies and strategies to serve the marketplace more efficiently.

He will report to Ungad Chadda, president, capital formation, equity capital markets, TMX Group.

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