MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2011) - easyhome Ltd. (TSX:EH), Canada's largest merchandise leasing Company and a growing provider of financial services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Rod Adams to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Adams has held a variety of senior leadership positions in the consumer and commercial finance, mortgage and related industries over the past 30 years, including President and CEO of Beneficial Canada Inc., President of Associates Financial Services of Canada and Senior Vice-President of Home Trust Company.
"The Board of easyhome is delighted to have such a distinguished colleague join us", said Donald K. Johnson, Chairman of the Board. "His wealth of knowledge and expertise in consumer finance will be particularly valuable as our Company grows the easyfinancial business."
As of September 30, 2011, easyhome Ltd. had 261 stores, including 43 franchised/licensed locations. The Company also operated 84 easyfinancial kiosks within existing easyhome stores, two stand-alone easyfinancial locations and one national loan office.
easyhome Ltd. is Canada's largest merchandise leasing Company and the third largest in North America, offering top quality, brand-name household furnishings, appliances and home electronic products to consumers under weekly or monthly leasing agreements through both corporate and franchise stores. In addition, the Company offers a variety of financial services, including loans, prepaid cards and cheque cashing through its easyfinancial services business. easyhome Ltd. is listed on the TSX under the symbol 'EH'. For more information, visit www.easyhome.ca.