People Corporation Names Brevan Canning President

WINNIPEG, Manitoba. May 21, 2020:  People Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX Venture: PEO) is pleased to announce that Brevan Canning, Executive Vice President and Group Head, Group Solutions, has been promoted to President of People Corporation, effective May 21, 2020. 

Brevan has been with People Corporation since its inception in 2007 and has held senior leadership roles in its Third Party Administration, Group Benefits Consulting and Corporate and Shared Services business units.  “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to welcome Brevan as President and thank him for the instrumental contributions he has made to People Corporation since inception,” said Laurie Goldberg, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Brevan has brought his innovative leadership style and wealth of experience to all facets of our business and has been integral to People Corporation becoming the fastest growing and among the largest Group Benefit, Group Retirement, HR Consulting and administration businesses in Canada.” 

Brevan Canning added, “Being an industry leader demands that People Corporation continue to deliver best in class solutions and I am eager to lead our teams to deliver on our promise to exceed client expectations every day. We are at a particularly exciting point in the Company’s history as we lean on our product development capabilities and leverage recent acquisitions to continually raise the product and service bar for our clients.”

About People Corporation

People Corporation is a national provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services. The Company has offices across Canada, each led by a team of experts and backed by the resources of a national company that is traded on the TSX-V. The Company’s industry experts provide uniquely valuable insight while customizing an innovative suite of services to the specific needs of its clients. Whatever your sector, whatever your scale, putting People Corporation’s expertise and proven track record to work will make a difference to your people and your bottom line.

Forward-Looking Information

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Investor Relations Inquiries:

Jonathan Ross
Investor Relations – People Corporation
(416) 283-0178

Dennis Stewner, CPA, CA
CFO and COO – People Corporation
(204) 940-3988