Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

April 21, 2008 09:15 ET

Stockgroup Appoints Media Executive Janet Scardino to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB), a leading financial media company, announced today that it has appointed Janet Scardino to its board of directors. Ms. Scardino is President and Chief Marketing Officer of The Knot Inc. (NASDAQ:KNOT), a site that has been a leader in the online wedding category for 10 years. She adds to the depth of financial media experience and marketing leadership on Stockgroup's board.

Prior to joining The Knot in October 2007, Ms. Scardino was Executive Vice President of Reuters Group PLC. (NYSE:TRI), EVP and Managing Director of Reuters Media, and led consumer media services in the Americas and Europe. She was responsible for running a network of websites, mobile services, and Internet delivered television. As global head of marketing for Reuters Media, she led Reuters award-winning brand refresh that was rolled out to all divisions of Reuters globally.

Previous to Reuters, Ms. Scardino held the position of Senior Vice President, International Marketing for AOL. She was responsible for acquisition marketing and brand management for AOL's services in 16 countries. Prior to joining AOL, Ms. Scardino was the Managing Director of the Disney Channel Italy. Ms. Scardino held various positions at MTV: Music Television over ten years, progressing to Vice President, International Marketing.

"Stockgroup provides something special for investors in the financial markets that are underserved by traditional financial media," said Ms. Scardino. "I'm delighted to join Stockgroup's board and add my expertise and experience to help it continue to innovate and drive growth."

Stockgroup President and Chief Executive Officer, Marcus New, said, "We are excited to have Janet join our board. Her depth of experience in the development and marketing of major media brands, especially with early pioneering communities as AOL and in the retail investor's category with Reuters, will help us realize the potential of our Stockhouse brand."

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

Stockgroup is a leading financial media company focused on user generated content and collaborative technologies. The Stockgroup platform for web-based portfolio management and financial content is licensed to top North American brokerage firms and media companies. This platform is also extended through, a leading online financial portal owned and operated by Stockgroup. is home to Bullboards message board - Canada's largest community of active investors. Recognized for its engaged audience, provides a sought-after demographic for advertisers.

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