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Raymond James appoints Scott Hudson Head of Wealth Management in Canada

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TORONTO, June 1, 2022 /CNW/ – Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial Inc. has appointed Scott Hudson, Executive Vice President, Head of Wealth Management, Private Client Group effective June 1, 2022.

Raymond James Ltd. (CNW Group/Raymond James Ltd.)

“As we continue to build on the success of our wealth management business in Canada, a key priority is to support our advisors and their teams with the best possible leadership partners,” said Jamie Coulter, CEO, Raymond James Ltd. “Scott’s deep expertise building relationships with advisors and other colleagues, along with his ability to find solutions to enhance efficiencies and support, make him ideally suited to help take our wealth management business to a new level of excellence.”

Scott’s career, starting as an advisor, includes various wealth management executive roles at a number of financial service firms in Canada.  Along with his degree in economics from the University of Toronto, he has also acquired leadership skills through programs at the Wharton School of Business, and Ivey School of Business.

“Since joining the firm in June 2020, and despite the challenges, I have been most impressed with how our Raymond James advisors continued connecting and building relationships with their clients, centres of influences and future clients,” said Scott. “I am excited about the future growth trajectory of the firm in Canada and am proud to partner with our advisors as they grow of their respective businesses and client relationships.”

About Raymond James

Raymond James Ltd. is the Canadian arm of Raymond James Financial, Inc., one of North America’s leading full service investment dealers. Raymond James was established in 1962 on the principle of always putting the needs of clients first. Today, this principle remains the foundation on which the firm continues to serve individual and institutional investors, as well as corporate issuers. Through its network of approximately 8,730 financial/investment advisors and portfolio managers across Canada, the United States and key international centres, Raymond James Financial, Inc. and its affiliates manage more than US$1.26 trillion in client assets under administration.

The firm also has over 65 research analysts covering approximately 1,195 companies in Canada, the United States, and internationally. In Canada, Raymond James Ltd. serves the capital markets needs of Canadian corporate and institutional clients, and oversees over C$70.1 billion in client assets on behalf of individual investors and their families through a network of 490 financial advisors working out of 150 locations across the country. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Raymond James Ltd.


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