Canpages Inc.

Canpages Inc.

January 20, 2010 09:00 ET

Nettwerk Music Group CEO Terry McBride Joins Canpages' Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2010) - Canpages Inc., Canada's fastest growing local search firm announced today that Terry McBride, CEO of Nettwerk Music Group, has joined the Canpages Board of Directors.

Mr. McBride is the CEO and founder of the Nettwerk Music Group, the umbrella company for Nettwerk Management and Nettwerk Records, as well as Nettwerk One, Nutone, and Artwerk. Over the years Nettwerk Management has helped develop the careers of Avril Lavigne, Barenaked Ladies, Coldplay, Dido, Jars of Clay, Jamiroquai, Katherine Jenkins, Sarah McLachlan, Stereophonics and Sum 41 among many others.

Mr. McBride founded Nettwerk in his apartment in 1984. As part of his musical endeavours, he has released over 500 different albums, sold over 150 million albums worldwide and was a founding member of the Lilith Fair tour. In 2003, he was recognized with a Juno award for his outstanding achievements in the Canadian music industry.

"I've watched Canpages evolve over the past three years into a Canadian leader and innovator in local search," said Mr. McBride. "I'm pleased to be joining the board of a company that displays a true entrepreneurial spirit, vision and the tenacity to succeed."

Over the past 18 months, Canpages has achieved multiple milestones under the leadership of Olivier Vincent, Canpages' President and CEO, including growing its online presence at from 300,000 unique visitors per month to 3.5 million and being named the fastest growing website in Canada in 2008. It also recently announced a partnership with Utah-based PDC, which will allow the company to expand its digital presence, products and services into the US market.

"Terry is a top visionary in digital marketing and social media and we are excited to welcome him as part of the Canpages team," said Mr. Vincent. "His leadership and entrepreneurial skills as a founder of Nettwerk, a Canadian music icon, are a great addition to our board and we look forward to having him be a part of our company vision as we move forward."

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Canpages is the largest independent local search and directories publisher in Canada. Its website, features a national residential and business database and more than 3.5 million unique visitors come to visit it every month with their local search requests. With over 80 publications and over 80,000 customers, Canpages reaches more than 8 million households and businesses across Canada. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canpages employs 700 people and has offices in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. For more information visit:

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