KINGSTON, ON, July 4, 2022 /CNW/ – Empire Life Investments Inc. (ELII) today announced the appointment of Paul Holba, CFA, as Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Holba also joins the management team of parent company The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life).
Mr. Holba joined Empire Life’s retail distribution division in 2009, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian investment industry through progressively senior positions. with global investment management firms and the asset management division of a major Canadian bank. Since then, he has held senior management positions at Empire Life and ELII. For the past seven years, he served as Vice President, Retail Distribution, building strong relationships with and between advisors, investment professionals and strategic partners.
“Paul has an in-depth knowledge of the investment and insurance industries and has proven to be a highly respected and engaging leader within the business and industry,” said Marc Sylvie, President and CEO of Empire Life and ELII. “Under Paul’s leadership, ELII’s investment management team will continue to focus on performance by investing in high-quality companies at attractive valuations, with an emphasis on downside protection for our clients. and our institutional investors.”
About Empire Life Investments Inc.
Empire Life Investments Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Empire Life Insurance Company. The company manages and offers mutual funds and is the portfolio manager of Empire Life segregated funds, including Empire Life Guaranteed Investment Funds.
About Empire Life
Established in 1923 and a subsidiary of EL Financial Corporation Limited, Empire Life offers individual and group life and health insurance, investment and retirement products. The company’s mission is to make it simple, quick and easy for Canadians to get the products and services they need to build wealth, generate income and achieve financial security. From March 31, 2022Empire Life had total assets under management of $18.6 billion. Follow us on social media @EmpireLife or visit empire.ca for more information.
SOURCE The Empire Life Insurance Company
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