OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 4, 2013) - Harvest Portfolios Group Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul MacDonald as Chief Compliance Officer, effective September 23, 2013.

Paul has over 10 years of Investment Management experience and holds a Bachelor of International Finance from Griffith University in Australia and is a CFA charterholder.

Paul joined Harvest in January of 2013 as Vice President of Investments, with the primary responsibility for direct oversight of the investment managers and funds that Harvest outsources, including ensuring that the policies and procedures of third party investment managers meet regulatory guidelines. Paul is also responsible for overseeing the firm's compliance program.

"We are very pleased with Paul's transition to CCO and in his abilities to provide awareness of the requirements of compliance rules and regulations governing Harvest's business and provide procedural means to ensure Harvest's operations meet those requirements," commented Michael Kovacs, Harvest's President and CEO.

Harvest Portfolios Group Inc., is a registered Investment Fund Manager that provides Canadian Investors with a variety of income generating Mutual Funds and Closed End Funds.

Contact Information:

Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.
Mary Medeiros
Senior Vice President, Operations
416 649 4541