Syncapse Corp.

Syncapse Corp.

July 14, 2010 06:00 ET

Syncapse Continues Global Expansion With Appointment of John Nugent, Managing Director EMEA

Seasoned Executive Joins Leadership Team for Global Leader in Social Media Technology

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) - Syncapse Corp., a global leader in social media technology, today announced that Mr John Nugent is joining the company as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, effective immediately.

John Nugent brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in online marketing solutions to Syncapse. Nugent joins Syncapse from his previous leadership role as Vice President and General Manager EMEA for Responsys, a leading enterprise email service provider, where he grew the team and annual revenue by 200 per cent in three years. Prior to Responsys, he held leadership roles at DoubleClick (a Google company), where he was responsible for revenue growth and advisory services for leading consumer brands across Europe.

In this new role, Nugent will be accountable for the Syncapse EMEA division, including corporate development, new business development and client services. As part of Syncapse's executive leadership team, he will lead expansion in the UK and Europe including the recruitment of high performance teams, consistent with Syncapse's goal of attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry.

Nugent is a recognized leader in the UK's digital industry. He is a guest lecturer at the Institute of Direct Marketing and founding Chair of the Direct Marketing Association's Social Media Council. He is regarded as one of the UK's most experienced online marketers and is a regular speaker at industry events.

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"Engaging with consumers using social media technology is now a business necessity for marketers. The opportunity to improve the relevance of brand communications - and sales - through enhanced consumer engagement is significant," said Nugent. "Syncapse has a unique depth and breadth of experience in providing social media marketing technology to enterprise clients and I anticipate high demand for our suite of solutions in Europe."

"John's appointment is further evidence of the growth potential in EMEA as well as our commitment to maintaining our leadership position as the top social media technology provider for brands and agency partners," said Kerry Munro, Chief Operating Officer, Syncapse. "John brings a wealth of leadership experience to Syncapse and his appointment will allow our client base to experience increased returns on their investment in social media technology."

About Syncapse Corp.

Syncapse Corp. is a global leader in the practice areas of community building, technology solutions, and digital measurement. Founded in 2007, Syncapse Corp. has offices in Toronto, New York, London and Portland. Syncapse works with Fortune 500 companies and global media agencies to reinvent how organizations use social media to their competitive advantage. To learn more visit http://www.syncapse.com.

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