Testimonial for Mr. Les Stewart from Mr. Andrei & Alex Oudovikine

Mr. Stewart and his team of professional are providing us with a GREAT DEAL of help during this process. His advises are always appropriate and always come in a right time. His service is not only help us to make a right steps during this process but also help us to reduce a risks. Mr. Stewart perfectly understand importance, urgency and confidentiality of the case. His experience in a different aspects of the business Helps his client to find a best possible solution to their problem.

Testimonial for Mr. Les Stewart from Mr. Andrei & Alex Oudovikine

Testimonials

November 16, 2004

Dear, Sir/Madam

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This is my test my testimonial in regards of my experience working with Canadian Alliance of Franchise Operators and Mr. Les Stewart

Me and My father Alex have contacted Mr. Stewart in a May /2004. We were looking for professional help and advise to deal with issues we had with our franchisor and it’s fraudulent practice. Mr. Stewart and his team of professional are providing us with a GREAT DEAL of help during this process. His advises are always appropriate and always come in a right time. His service is not only help us to make a right steps during this process but also help us to reduce a risks. Mr. Stewart perfectly understand importance, urgency and confidentiality of the case. His experience in a different aspects of the business Helps his client to find a best possible solution to their problem. Also as a clients of Canadian Alliance of Franchise Operators we are receiving professional help from other members of CAFO, such as Jay Harris and Michael Webster.

As a conclusion I would like to encourage anybody, who is having problems with their business (franchise or any kind) to contact Canadian Alliance of Franchise Operators and Mr. Les Stewart as soon as possible

Best Regards.

Andrei Oudovikine
Alex Oudovikine


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