TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), a TXM Group company which operates cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes, today announced the appointment of Brady Fletcher as its Managing Director.
Fletcher has spent his career in Canada’s venture market, with specialised experience working with small companies to develop financing, M&A and business development strategies.
Most recently, he served as Managing Director of Vancouver-based Sea to Sky Equities, an independent advisory practice working with early stage companies. He was also founder and CEO of Blackbook Technologies, a start-up technology firm. Prior to this, he served as Director of Strategic Relationships at Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and held senior investment banking positions at Canaccord Genuity Corp.
Commenting on the new appointment, Nick Thadaney, President and CEO of Global Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group, said: “We are proud to welcome Brady Fletcher, a dynamic presence in Canada’s venture community, as the new leader of TSX Venture Exchange. Brady brings a unique and broad perspective to the role, with career experience as an investment banker, a strategic advisor as well as an entrepreneur. His reputation among our key client and stakeholder groups and demonstrated commitment to the success of ambitious, early-stage Canadian companies will prove valuable assets in leading TSXV into the crucial next phase of its evolution.”
Fletcher will be responsible for developing and implementing a multi-faceted strategy to drive sustainable long-term growth and optimize the TSXV client experience for all issuers and investors, in line with TSXV’s important public interest mandate.
His main focus areas will include advancing the stakeholder-driven TSXV revitalisation initiative, expanding the scope of Canada’s early stage capital formation ecosystem to better support innovative entrepreneurs from all sectors and deploying new technologies and digital strategies to more efficiently serve the marketplace.
Fletcher will report to Ungad Chadda, President, Capital Formation, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group. His employment is effective from 31 October.