January 25, 2010

Colleen Moorehead to be Inducted into the Marketing Hall of Legends

Toronto - The Marketing Hall of Legends (“MHOL”) announced that it had selected Colleen Moorehead as one of its 2010 Inductees, for her significant contribution to marketing and brand-building and her powerful impact in the Canadian and global marketplace. Colleen was recognized for her extensive track record of building and restructuring great businesses, including her role at E*TRADE Canada, where as Founder and President she led the organization from a start-up to becoming the largest independent on-line investment firm in Canada.

Colleen was amongst eight outstanding marketing professionals to be inducted this year, which included such notable Canadian entrepreneurs and business leaders such as Jean Coutu and François J. Coutu of Jean Coutu Group Inc., Chip Wilson of lululemon athletica, and Annette Verschuren of Home Depot Canada, amongst others.

“The success of any brand is based on the people behind it, and this year’s inductees have certainly shown their unparalleled leadership in this area,” said Jim Warrington and Stéfan Danis, Co-Chairs, Marketing Hall of Legends. “All of these talented individuals have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of excellence in the field of marketing. They have been nominated by their peers and selected by a distinguished panel of marketing leaders, a true testament to their exemplary contributions to the industry. We are proud to welcome all of these marketing role models into the Marketing Hall of Legends.”

About the Marketing Hall of Legends

The Marketing Hall of Legends of Canada was conceived in 2004 by the Toronto Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and Mandrake, an executive search firm with a specialty in marketing, to honour and celebrate the achievements of Canada’s marketing professionals. Founding Friends, sponsors, executive judges, nominators, committee volunteers, nominees and inductees all give time, talent and money to ensure the people, successes and vitality of the Canadian marketing profession lives on. Premier sponsors include The American Marketing Association Toronto Chapter, Mandrake, Rogers, The Globe and Mail, CTV and Marketing Magazine. MHOL is a proud participant in the second annual Advertising Week. For information, visit www.marketinghalloflegends.ca.

Signal Hill Equity Partners

Signal Hill Equity Partners is a Toronto-based private equity firm managed by experienced investors and business operators, focusing on Canadian mid-market companies. The Signal Hill team has completed over 50 transactions across a variety of industries including financial services, specialty distribution, business services and manufacturing. Members of the Signal Hill team have partnered and worked with management teams to build some of the most successful businesses of their kind in Canada and the United States.

Signal Hill Equity Partners is currently investing its second private equity fund, a $100 million fund that can be invested at its discretion in mid-market Canadian companies.

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