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Paul Stapleton takes over as chief technology officer and Tisha Lawton as vice president of product solutions

By Leah Golob |

Toronto-based back-office service provider Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC (FCC) announced on Thursday that it has appointed Paul Stapleton as chief technology officer and Tisha Lawton as vice president of product solutions.

"With these additions … we will be uniquely positioned to deliver even more innovative technologies, products and solutions to help our clients better service their investors and grow their businesses," says Scott Mackenzie, CEO of FCC, in a statement.

Stapleton's previous roles in his 25 years in the business include head of technology for Dundee Corp., DundeeWealth Inc. and Guardian Capital Group. In this new position, he will be helping broker dealers and portfolio managers build their business by expanding IT capabilities to provide more advanced platform solutions.

Lawton brings over 15 years of experience in the securities industry. As vice president of product solutions, she will support the development and execution of FCC's "investment product and platform roadmap," the company says in a news release.

FCC was founded in 2009 and now has more than 60 clients across Canada in both the broker dealer and securities commission registered portfolio manager segments of the market.