Onex Corp., a private equity firm, has appointed Dave Kelly as head of Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc., Onex’ exclusive wealth management platform.

Kelly brings experience in the Canadian private wealth industry and intends to add his operational expertise to grow and expand the Gluskin platform. Overall, Kelly brings over 25 years of experience in retail banking, full-service brokerage and discretionary investment consulting. Most recently, he served as head of private wealth management and financial planning at TD Wealth.

“I am excited to be leading a team known for its unwavering focus on client service, as well as a long-standing history and impressive track record in the private wealth industry,” said Kelly. “Onex and Gluskin Sheff have strong brand reputations in Canada and I’m confident in our ability to continue to deliver the highest level of service and value to our clients as we accelerate our growth plan.”

“Dave’s experience building strong operational functions to support high-quality, growing private wealth businesses is a strong asset to our business, team and clients,” commented Bobby Le Blanc, Onex president. “We feel well-positioned to execute on the strategy we’ve outlined and grow over the long-term.”