Martin Murenbeeld has long provided economic counsel to clients of companies run by Ned Goodman, and now the researcher is moving to Mr. Goodman's Dundee Goodman Private Wealth and Dundee Capital Markets as chief economist.
Mr. Mureenbeeld has been a long-time economist at DundeeWealth Inc., the wealth advisory firm founded by the Goodman family and eventually sold to Bank of Nova Scotia. DundeeWealth bought his firm in 2004.
Mr. Goodman's Dundee Corp. owns Dundee Capital Markets and Dundee Goodman Private Wealth. Mr. Mureenbeld has been, like Mr. Goodman, a long time bull on gold.
Mr. Murenbeeld "will be responsible for providing analysis and advice on economic and financial developments, with special emphasis on North American interest rate and currency market trends – and on trends in the gold market," the firms said in announcement.
Mr. Murenbeeld has worked in the field for 30 years. He lives in Victoria, where he is a professor in the business school at the University of Victoria. He will work out of Dundee's office there.
"Martin Murenbeeld is a highly respected and recognized expert commentator on economic and financial trends, and we are very pleased to have him on our team", said John Cucchiella, Senior Vice President and Head of Retail at Dundee Goodman Private Wealth. "His insights, experience and knowledge will significantly broaden the advice and counsel we offer, and we're looking forward to bringing this added value to our clients across the country."