Toronto-based Raymond James Ltd. has appointed Micol Haimson senior vice president and branch manager of the firm’s Montreal Private Client Group flagship branch, the investment manager announced Tuesday.

Haimson joins Raymond James after holding senior executive roles in wealth management at Bank of Nova Scotia. Her responsibilities will be focused on the growth of the private client group’s footprint in Montreal, the firm said in a release, and on supporting advisors and attracting high-performing professionals to Raymond James.