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Easyhome appoints Karen Basian to board

Staff writer | Mississauga, ON, Canada | November 12, 2014
EasyhomeNovember 12, 2014, Mississauga, ON, Canada - Easyhome Ltd., a financial company, announced that it has appointed Karen Basian to its board of directors.
Ms. Basian's current roles include co-founder and chief executive officer of Beehive5, managing director of Newtopia and principal at Firefly Strategy Capital Inc., a strategy consulting and financial advisory firm.

Ms. Basian began her career as a chartered accountant with Deloitte specializing in international tax and later joined Bain & Company as a strategy consultant, where she remained for six years. She then joined Hostess Frito-Lay/Pepsi Co. in strategy and finance where she spent five years.

Ms. Basian went on to lead 724 Solutions as chief financial officer, where she was responsible for the firm's capital-raising efforts, including its initial public offering, until leaving in 2004 to form Firefly Strategy Capital Inc. She later joined McCain Foods as the head of strategy, a position she held for five years.

Ms. Basian received an honours BA from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, and an MBA from IMEDE in Lausanne, Switzerland.