TORONTO – Brian Warner has joined Pareto Corporation, a marketing services company, in the role of Chief Operating Officer. His mandate will be to ensure Pareto achieves maximum operating efficiencies and capacity utilization while at the same time maintaining and building upon its standards of excellence in service delivery.

Warner has provided consulting services to Pareto in the past 12 months, including assisting in the October 2006 acquisition of Secom Plus and later developing an integration plan for Secom Plus and an operational effectiveness plan for the company, which he will now be responsible for implementing.

Prior to joining Pareto, Warner was president of automotive remarketing services firm ADESA Canada. During more than 10 years with ADESA, he also served as controller, chief financial officer, and president of the company’s U.S. operations. His achievements included new product introductions, the completion and integration of major acquisitions, and the successful implementation of a restructuring program that delivered significant cost savings. Warner began his career with Ernst & Young as a Certified Public Accountant.