– CANADA, Winnipeg –  People Corporation (TSX: PEO) today announced the appointment of Beth S. Horowitz to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Company also announced the appointment of Wendy A. Kelley, the Company’s Chief Legal Officer, as the Secretary for the Company.

“It is with great pleasure that I announce that Ms. Horowitz has joined the Company’s Board as its newest Director,” said Laurie Goldberg, Chairman and CEO of the Company. “As an active corporate director and a former Chair, President and CEO with a proven background of successfully executing strategic growth plans, her experience augments the Board’s ability to provide guidance and direction to management as People Corporation continues to execute its growth strategy to build the leading group benefits, group retirement and HR consulting services company in Canada.”

About Beth Horowitz

Ms. Horowitz joins the Board with almost 30 years’ experience in global financial services and extensive experience in a director capacity on non-profit and corporate boards. She currently serves on the boards of HSBC Bank Canada, Women’s Venture Capital Fund, Art Gallery of Ontario, Catalyst Canada, Harvard Business School Club of Toronto, SheEO, and Unity Charity. In addition, Beth previously served on the boards of Amex Bank of Canada, Aimia Inc., and the Harvard Business School Alumni Board. She is also a member of the International Women’s Forum and the President’s Council of Cornell Women.

Her private sector executive experience includes five years as the Chair, President and CEO of Amex Bank of Canada and Amex Canada. Prior to Amex Canada, Beth served with American Express in London and New York in senior leadership roles, including Senior Vice President International Product Strategy and Development, Head of Strategy and Business Development – Global Network Services, and Vice President Card Reengineering.

In 2013, Beth was named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women, being one of the six women named in the Corporate Director category.

Beth received a B.A. in History from Cornel University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and has attained the ICD.D designation.

About People Corporation

People Corporation is a national provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services. The Company has offices across Canada, each led by a team of experts and backed by the resources of a national company that is traded on the TSX-V. The Company’s industry experts provide uniquely valuable insight while customizing an innovative suite of services to the specific needs of its clients. Whatever your sector, whatever your scale, putting People Corporation’s expertise and proven track record to work will make a difference to your people and your bottom line.

For more information: https://www.peoplecorporation.com

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