TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- People Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PEO) (the "Company") announces that Ms. Susan Dabarno has resigned her position as Director of the Company. Ms. Dabarno's resignation is due to the potential for conflict of interest resulting from her recent appointment as Director of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading Canada-based financial services group.
"While we are disappointed about Sue's departure, we remain thankful for the contribution she has made to People Corporation during a period of significant growth," said Laurie Goldberg, Chairman and CEO. "Sue's recent appointment speaks to the high caliber of thought leadership she has brought to our organization."
The Company would like to extend its thanks to Ms. Dabarno for her service to People Corporation.
The Board of Directors is currently conducting a formal search for a new Director.
About People Corporation
People Corporation helps organizations prosper by enabling their employees to grow and succeed at every stage of their career. Our experts carefully design employee services that work for our clients' staff and business. These services include:
-- Employee Benefits Consulting-- Third Party Administration Services-- Pension Consulting Services-- HR Consulting Services-- Executive and Staff Recruiting Services-- Career Transition and Career Management Services
Founded in 2006, People Corporation is a leading consolidator of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services in Canada. No matter where our clients are located, they can benefit from a national partner delivering local service. We have offices across the country, each backed by a team of experts and the resources of a national company that is traded on the TSX-V. Our diverse team of over 200 experienced benefit consultants, employees and professionals have industry-specific expertise and can provide your business with uniquely valuable insight as they customize our innovative suite of services for your organization.
Whatever your sector, whatever your scale, putting our expertise and proven track record to work will make a difference to your people and your bottom line.
Further information is available at www.peoplecorporation.com.
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