Syncapse Corp.

Syncapse Corp.

March 29, 2011 09:31 ET

Industry Veteran Claude Galipeau Joins Syncapse as Chief Service Officer

Former Rogers Media Executive Joins Leadership Team for Global Leader in Social Media Management

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - Syncapse Corp., a global leader in social media management, today announced that Mr. Claude Galipeau is joining the company as Chief Service Officer, effective April 1, 2011.

Claude brings more than fifteen years of experience in digital media leadership, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, Rogers Media Inc. In the newly created role of Chief Service Officer, Claude will be responsible for building and managing a world-class team capable of meeting intellectual and delivery demands across Syncapse's strategic, technical, measurement and professional services teams.

Claude is heavily involved in the digital media industry in Canada, and holds Directorships on the Boards of the Banff World Media Festival and the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada. Claude has held senior leadership positions at Astral Media, Alliance Atlantis Communications (now part of Shaw Media) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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"I have been a keen observer of Syncapse's growth over the past three years and have been impressed with how quickly the company has become a preferred choice for large brands looking to build, manage and measure their social media presence," said Claude Galipeau, Chief Service Officer, Syncapse. "I look forward to joining the Syncapse team during this very exciting time."

"Claude has a vast amount of experience building high-performance teams and defining service offerings that will appeal to our global client base," said Michael Scissons, President and CEO, Syncapse. "His expertise and industry insights will be instrumental in guiding Syncapse to achieve our aggressive growth targets in 2011 and beyond."

About Syncapse Corp.

Founded in 2007, Syncapse Corp. has quickly become a global technology leader in social media management by delivering solutions that empower brands and agencies to build, manage and measure their digital customer relationships. A member of Facebook's Preferred Developer Consultant program, the Syncapse Platform™ has connected brands with over 100 million consumers globally, delivered tens of millions of dollars in earned media value and has been recognized as one of the top social technology providers for brand marketers. In 2010, Syncapse was named to PROFIT Magazine's HOT 50 Emerging Growth Companies and Deloitte's Tech Fast-50 Companies-to-Watch. The Company was winner in the Emerging Entrepreneur category in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards and was recognized as one of North America's 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. Syncapse employs 140 passionate social technology practitioners in Toronto, New York, London and Portland. To learn more visit http://www.syncapse.com.

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