Syncapse Corp.

Syncapse Corp.

March 30, 2010 08:55 ET

Syncapse Corp. Appoints Kerry Munro to Executive Team

Former head of Yahoo! Canada joins global leader in social technology as Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) - Syncapse Corp., a global leader in social technology, today announced that Mr. Kerry Munro is joining the company as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

Kerry Munro brings more than 20 years of executive management experience in the technology products and services sectors, including a four-year tenure as Managing Director of Yahoo! Canada, where he transformed it into the best performing business for Yahoo worldwide and the largest digital media business in Canada. Munro has a solid track record in leading growth companies and has occupied senior roles at leading technology companies including Bell Canada and AT&T.

In this new role he will be responsible for managing rapid growth of the company's product and services offerings, and will work with the President and CEO to lead Syncapse's global expansion including the recruitment, development and leadership of high performance teams, consistent with Syncapse's goal of attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry.

Munro is a recognized leader on the business of the Internet. He has provided strategic counsel to Fortune 500 brands and corporations wanting to improve their business fundamentals and performance through the use of digital/social media technology.

He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), has been recognized as one of Canada's top influential marketers and is a highly sought after speaker and media interview subject.

Concurrent with this appointment Mr. Kevin Astle, former Chief Operating Officer at Syncapse, assumes the position of Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Kevin is dedicated to ensuring Syncapse's business operations continue to meet the needs of an increasingly international workforce and office presence.

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"Enterprises are undergoing a major transformation in the way they use social media platforms to connect with consumers and build their online brands. Syncapse is well positioned to help its clients excel in this market," said Munro. "I look forward to managing Syncapse through the next stage of rapid growth and building the company's A-list client roster."

"Kerry's appointment is yet another demonstration of the viability of Syncapse' long-term growth strategy," said Michael Scissons, President and CEO, Syncapse Corp. "Our ability to attract one of Canada's most influential digital leaders speaks to the strength of our business plan and our vision for growth. Kerry's expertise will further propel us toward our goals and will cement our position as a global leader in social technology."

About Syncapse Corp.

Syncapse Corp. is a global leader in the practice areas of community building, technology solutions, and digital measurement. Founded by entrepreneur Michael Scissons 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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