PHOENIX, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- IPSA International, Inc., (IPSA) an international investigative consulting firm, is pleased to announce the Honorable John P. Manley has joined the firm's recently created Board of Advisors. Mr. Manley has held several senior level positions in the Canadian Government, including Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Industry. For the role he played following the September 11, 2001 attacks, he was named TIME Canada Magazine's "Newsmaker of the Year". In 2007, Mr. Manley was named chair of the Independent Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan by the Prime Minister. Mr. Manley is currently Counsel at McCarthy Tetrault LLP, a Canadian law firm that delivers integrated business law, litigation services, tax law, real property law, labor and employment law nationally and globally, where he provides strategic advice on public affairs, including trade, security and finance. He is a Director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Nortel Networks and Canadian Pacific Railway and sits on a number of advisory Boards and not-for-profit organizations. "The addition of Mr. Manley is significant for IPSA International. Our increased operations in Canada demanded a Canadian representative on our Board of Advisors. Mr. Manley's reputation speaks for itself and is most apparent in the respect he has garnered, not only in Canada, but internationally as well," noted Dan Wachtler, IPSA's President & CEO. "IPSA could not have found a better talent or individual to help guide our Canadian and international growth plans. We are truly humbled to have him associated with our firm." "I am delighted to be added to IPSA's Advisory Board," said Mr. Manley. "I believe that the effort to prevent money-laundering is crucial in the struggle against organized crime and terrorism. I look forward to offering perspectives gained from my time as Finance Minister and as Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Public Security and Anti-Terrorism to IPSA in support of its effort to support organizations on the front lines of this struggle." The Board of Advisors is tasked with providing advice to IPSA's leadership with respect to matters identified by the executive team including: the Company's operating strategy and activities related to potential Company acquisitions and international expansion plans. IPSA International, Inc. is an international risk advisory firm which provides clients in the corporate, financial and legal communities with high-end investigative consulting services. IPSA's preferred practice areas are: Anti-Money Laundering, Asset Location, Intellectual Property, Fraud Investigations and Due Diligence services. Contact: Jillian Bernaiche
602-889-1626 (office) 480-235-2066 (cell)
SOURCE IPSA International, Inc.