Raymond James strengthens its Québec Team

Firm announces that Benoit Arsenault has joined the firm as vice president, business development

Raymond James strengthens its Québec Team

Raymond James, the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., has announced that Benoit Arsenault has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development for Québec.

"It is with great pleasure that we welcome Benoit to our team", said Richard Rousseau, vice chair, Private Client Group, Québec.

"Highly respected by many advisors in Québec, Benoit joins our team to offer francophone advisors a range of affiliation options and business models tailored to their needs and their clients through partnership with one of the world's largest independent wealth management firms."

Prior to joining Raymond James, Arsenault was the district vice-president of a multinational financial services corporation, which is one of the largest asset managers in the world.

Throughout his career, Arsenault has always worked with investment advisory professionals. He successfully met with approximately 15,000 advisors and took part in more than 1,000 seminars aimed at client investors and advisors. His goal at Raymond James Ltd. will be to continue to grow the firm's expansion in Québec.

"The independence and objectivity of financial advisors are important values. The status of advisors in our industry is becoming a matter of concern for many of them", Arsenault said. "Raymond James represents a very attractive option because the firm makes clients' interests the priority and it stands behind its advisors."