NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Investor Services, Inc. (OTCBB: GISV) (the "Company"), a leading provider of on-line financial education and analysis tools, is pleased to announce that Todd C. Jorn has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.
Todd Jorn is currently Managing Director, Global Insurance Markets for The Seaport Group in New York, a position he has held since May 2010. The Seaport Group is a registered broker-dealer engaged in the sales and trading of capital markets securities where Mr. Jorn manages the firm's secondary insurance products trading desk and directs the development of the insurance products asset management business.
Mr. Jorn has held various positions with major financial institutions. He was a partner at Madison Westbridge, New York, a boutique investment bank serving the secondary insurance markets which was later combined into The Seaport Group. Mr. Jorn was also a partner at Pfife Hudson Group in New York from 2005 to 2009, a Managing Director of The Provident Group in New York from 2002 to 2005 and spent almost 20 years at Lehman Brothers in New York from 1984 to 2002 as a Managing Director where one of his responsibilities was to direct the development and delivery of electronic educational, data and analytics for institutional fixed income investors.
Mr. Jorn is a graduate of Duke University and earned his MBA from Georgia State University.
Nick Maturo, CEO of Global Investor Services, Inc., commented, "Mr. Jorn's prior experience as a board member will assist us in the implementation of our strategic corporate objectives. Todd brings valuable experience to our team at an important point in our aggressive plan for growth."
About Global Investor Services, Inc:
Global Investor Services, Inc. provides and delivers a comprehensive on-line program of investor education through its InvestView brand, offers proprietary investor search tools and trading indicators, distributes weekly newsletters, and offers access to a live "state of the art" weekly Trading Room. www.investview.com
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