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Burke will join the Global Operating Committee and report to Dan Daviau, who has been appointed President and CEO of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., effective Thursday.

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Pat Burke, Former Global Head of Equities and Co-Head of Global Investment Banking Services at The Bank of Nova Scotia, joined Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. as President of the Capital Markets Division of Canaccord Genuity Corp .

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He will join the Global Operating Committee and report to Dan Daviau, who has been appointed President and CEO of Canaccord Genuity Group, effective Thursday. Daviau replaced Paul Reynolds, who died in April after competing in a triathlon in Hawaii.

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Burke has worked in the banking industry for over 25 years. At Scotia, he was responsible for overseeing equity sales, trading, research, blue chip brokerage, equity capital markets, equity derivatives and investment banking services.

Earlier in his career, he was Managing Director and Head of Canadian Equities at Merrill Lynch. From 1990 to 2000, Burke worked in institutional equities and fixed income at Bank of Montreal.

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Daviau, who made a series of additional management adjustments on Thursday, said he was “particularly pleased” to land Burke, who has “significant expertise in global capital markets” and “a proven track record of building ‘strong teams’.

Among other changes, Stuart Raftus, President of Canaccord Genuity’s wealth management operations in Canada, has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer. His new role includes overseeing the firm’s global operations, information technology, human resources and marketing.

Canaccord CFO Brad Kotush will take on the additional role of Chief Risk Officer, while US Chief Investment Officer Jeff Barlow has been promoted to President of Canaccord Genuity Inc. (US ).

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