Montréal - The Autorité des marchés financiers (the AMF) confirms the appointments of Eric Stevenson as Superintendent, Client Services and Distribution Oversight and Philippe Lebel as Executive Director, Legal Affairs.

Since September 2012, Eric Stevenson has served as Interim Superintendent, Client Services and Distribution Oversight, which includes Distribution Policies and Compensation and Distribution Practices. Mr. Stevenson will also oversee the AMF's systems modernization and integration project (MISA, Modernisation et intégration des systèmes d'affaires), which will enhance its effectiveness and efficiency by delivering integrated, high performance information systems. Since joining the AMF in September 2006, Mr. Stevenson has performed various management functions within Client Services and Distribution Oversight.

Philippe Lebel has acted as Interim Executive Director, Legal Affairs since September 2012. He held the position of Assistant Director, Legal Affairs since the inception of the AMF, in February 2004, until November 2005, when he was appointed Senior Director, Legal Affairs.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (the AMF) is the regulatory and oversight body for Québec's financial sector.

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