CMS Management Consulting of Calgary, Places Doug Mathieu as the Director of Business Development for Western Life Assurance of the Western Financial Group

Calgary, Canada, March 31, 2010 --( CMS Management Consulting, one of Calgary’s top recruitment firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Mathieu to the position of Director of Business Development for Western Life Assurance of The Western Financial Group (TSX-WES). Bringing more than 30 years of successful experience with AXA Pacific Insurance, Doug will be leading the company’s life and accident and sickness product offerings across Western Canada, beginning Monday March 29, 2010.

“We are excited at the experience and reputation Mr. Mathieu will bring to our organization and believe his involvement is another example of our aggressive growth strategy across Western Canada” states Doug Curtis, Vice President of Business Development for Western Life Assurance. “The role that CMS played in this recruit was essential both for Mr. Mathieu and our company. By clearly understanding Western’s requirements and Doug’s long term needs and goals, CMS was able to successfully deliver the ideal candidate.”

“As industry leaders in Executive Placement we specialize in understanding what our clients require in order to grow their business,” said Cindy Saunders, Principal of CMS. “We coordinated all faucets of the executive recruitment cycle, and in doing so delivered premiere services to both the candidate and client.”

CMS Management Consulting is a specialized recruiting and consulting firm serving clients across Canada and Internationally. Through recruitment & executive searches, business development and retention studies, CMS maintains a track record of more than 22 years of Helping to Build Successful Organizations. For additional information on CMS Management Consulting, please visit their website or contact Cindy Saunders directly at 403.265.6494 or by email at

Western Financial Group is a leader in providing insurance, financial services and banking services in over 90 communities, to more than 500,000 individuals and businesses in Western Canada through its Network locations, its affiliated insurance brokers, Western Life Assurance Company, Bank West and SecuriCan General Insurance Company. For additional information on Western Life Assurance please contact Doug Curtis at 403.652.2663 or by email at

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