Credo Consulting Inc. reports that Hugh Murphy has joined the firm as executive vp.

Based in Toronto, Murphy will focus on the continued development of Credo as a leader among Canadian financial services industry research and consulting firms.

In addition to managing research for Credo, Murphy will represent the interests of Credo’s partner firms –kasina and Financial Research Corp. — to organizations in the Canadian financial services industry.

Murphy brings to Credo more than eight years of research experience focused within the financial services industry. Prior to joining firm, he was the vp of the financial services research team at Environics Research Group. Before Environics he spent four years as a research analyst with Ernst & Young’s renowned Center for Business Knowledge.

Murphy holds a BComm in marketing and consumer behavior from the University of Guelph and a MBA from Dalhousie University. .

Credo Consulting Inc. is a research and consulting firm focused on providing solutions to Canadian asset managers on product development, distribution, and marketing strategies.