Technology Veteran Sheldon Pollack Joins Board of Engagement Labs
Montreal, Toronto, Paris – Feb. 25, 2014 — Engagement Labs Inc. (TSX-V: EL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sheldon M. Pollack to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pollack brings over 30 years of experience in the technology sector including having built one of North America’s largest IT service organizations.
Mr. Pollack founded OnX in 1983 and today OnX has revenues of approximately $750M with offices located throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. OnX also owns Momentum Advanced Solutions, one of Canada’s largest digital agencies. In 2011, Mr. Pollack sold the majority of his position in OnX, but he remains a significant shareholder in the company and holds the position of vice-chairman. Mr. Pollack was an Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2000 and OnX was designated as one of Canada’s Best Managed companies in 2008, 2009, and 2010.
Mr. Pollack has extensive experience in both the public and private markets. Mr. Pollack is currently an active investor, board member and advisor to a number of early stage technology based organizations. In addition to his activities in commercial ventures, Mr. Pollack founded AbilityGives, a charity focused on providing much needed specialized equipment to children with disabilities.
G Scott Paterson, Chairman of Engagement Labs said: “We are delighted to add Sheldon to the Board given his vast experience, relationships and expertise in the technology sector.”
The Company also announced that Jean-Francois Pelland, counsel to the Company, has stepped down from the Board to accommodate Mr. Pollack’s appointment. Paul Allard, CEO, said: “We are grateful to Jean-Francois for his years of service as a Board member at Parta Dialogue and now Engagement Labs.”
About Engagement Labs
Engagement Labs offers real-time social media data, analytics and insights for organization that are actively engaging on social networks. They extract business intelligence from user generated data (BIG DATA) and transform it into actionable data for corporate clients, brands and social media teams. Engagement Labs created #esuite™, an Intelligent Data on Demand platform for agencies, marketing teams and dashboard providers. Offered under SaaS or through an API, #esuite™ supports the entire social marketing cycle by providing over 250 comprehensive intelligent analytical metrics to measure performance and ROI for brands to evaluate and coordinate social media activities across all online channels (social media sites, forums, news and blogs). With headquarters in Montreal, Canada, Engagement Labs also maintains offices in Toronto, Paris and Mexico.
Engagement Labs Inc. is listed on the TSXV under the symbol EL.
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