ThinData Inc.

January 10, 2008 14:55 ET

ThinData Inc.: Carrigan Chosen for the Insurance & Financial Communicators Association Board

ThinData's Executive Vice President appointed to the Board of the Insurance & Financial Communicators Association (I.F.C.A.).

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2008) - "As a senior marketer for one of North America's leading email service providers, Wayne Carrigan brings a wealth of interactive marketing experience to the Board", said I.F.C.A. President, Cheryl Clemans, "At the same time, his knowledge of the financial and insurance industry means that he will be able to build strong bridges with other industries, groups and educators."

I.F.C.A. is an international organization dedicated to the professional development of its members who specialize in creating, managing and measuring communications for the highly competitive and technical insurance and financial industry. I.F.C.A. is one of the largest and most prominent associations in the communications and advertising field.

Carrigan comments, "Being involved with the Insurance & Financial Communicators Association (www.ifcaonline.com) over the last few years has been one of the most fulfilling experiences for me - personally and professionally. The financial and insurance sector is evolving quickly and in exciting ways. And, I.F.C.A. is at the forefront of preparing communications professionals for these changes."

Wayne Carrigan is a senior executive at ThinData, a permission-based email marketing company with a specialty servicing the financial and insurance sector. He has served on Not-for-Profit Boards including for the Association of Professional Webmasters.

As the Director, Industry Relations, Carrigan joins an impressive group of professionals serving on the board from companies such as Aflac, Assuris, Genworth Financial, Manulife Financial, Physicians Mutual, Salva O'Renick, BenefitPoint, Sun Life Financial, MetLife Investors and UNIFI.

I.F.C.A.'s primary goal is to encourage and promote the exchange of experiences and ideas among its members through an extensive program of schools, workshops, seminars, newsletters, research studies, networking, an international awards competition and its showcase event, a three-day annual meeting scheduled for September. Clemans concludes, "We are confident that Wayne will forge new ground as the Director, Industry Relations."

About: ThinData. The Email Authority.

ThinData Inc. (www.thindata.com) is a permission-based email marketing company that has been helping organizations establish and manage e-relationships for over 12 years. ThinData continues to accomplish this by providing clients email strategy, email creative and the proprietary industry-leading email marketing software ThinData EMS™. ThinData is recognized for its leading ISP relations expertise and publications including, The Marketer's Guide to Successful Email Delivery. ThinData's customers are some of North America's most recognized brands, including Aeroplan, Air Canada, Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group, CBC, Canadian Blood Services, Delta Hotels, HSBC, John Hancock, MasterCard, Points.com, Scotiabank and Sympatico / MSN.

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