Toronto, ON, Canada — April 11, 2014: Portfolio+ Inc. is pleased to announce that Chris Buck has been named CEO of Portfolio+ Inc.
"It was important that our future CEO have a deep understanding of the financial industry from a technical, operational, and business development perspective," said G. Robert Leeming, President of Portfolio+ Inc. "When the shareholders began talking with Chris Buck, it was evident early on that we found the person to take us to the next level."
"When Rob started talking to me about the position with Portfolio+ Inc., I was thrilled because it's an opportunity to bridge the gaps that todayвЂ™s financial vendors are not addressing," said Chris Buck. "My experience with Portfolio+ Inc. while at Manulife gave me unique insight into the capabilities that Portfolio+ has to move the financial industry forward."
Chris Buck graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University and has extensive experience in technology and financial services. Chris played a key role in enabling the growth of Manulife FinancialвЂ™s Canadian wealth management business to over $100 billion in assets.
Portfolio+ Inc. connects financial institutions with customers and partners using innovative technologies. Its software solutions and open banking technology are used by financial institutions in Canada, Ireland, and the UK. With its powerful +Open Banking Platform and fully documented APIs, Portfolio+ has the power to connect banks, credit unions, and financial institutions with an evolving ecosystem of financial services technology that is putting everyday customers in control of their financial data.
Located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Portfolio+ is used by 6 of the 7 largest financial institutions in Canada and is a part of Volaris Group Inc.