LANDR names Robert Frances as Chairman and recruits Pierre-Etienne Simard as EVP and CFO

MONTREAL, Sept. 16th, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Pascal Pilon, CEO at LANDR Audio, announced today that Robert Frances has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors. With more than 25 years of experience in the investment sector and as a former professional musician, he intends to continue contributing to the development and the advancement of LANDR's strategy. As founder of PEAK Financial Group and the 2011-2012 President of the International Chairman of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Robert is known and respected in the business community as a strong leader, able to bring cohesion within an organization.

"As a former professional musician myself, it's an honor for me to take on a bigger role at LANDR and to be associated with the team driving the LANDR story toward its big ambition. Working closely with LANDR's Board of directors, CEO and EVP & CFO, I intend to be actively involved in all strategic initiatives, such as LANDR's growth, financing and governance" said Robert.

LANDR is also pleased to announce that Pierre-Etienne Simard has joined the company as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer as well as an investor. Pierre-Etienne joins with a wealth of experience in strategy, corporate finance, talent management, IP and legal matters having spent the last 15 years working at McKinsey & Company and other companies. He holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and civil and common law degrees from McGill University.

"We're glad to recruit Pierre-Etienne. It is the testimonial that not only LANDR invests in and recruits the best talent, but also that our company is setting up for the next horizon. As a global leader working closely with the Board,  the CEO, and the management team, Pierre-Etienne will be in charge of strategy, financing, reporting as well as talent management, IP and legal" said Pascal Pilon.

"I'm truly excited to join such a talented team of music creators and technology experts. I'm looking forward to helping develop and deliver an ambitious growth plan and build the infrastructure to support LANDR's growth" added Pierre-Etienne.


About LANDR: LANDR is a music content management platform. Now creators can finish tracks faster and smarter all in one place. LANDR's features provide a simple workflow for creating, commenting, and iterating throughout the lifecycle of a song. It's the only music content platform built for the way artists create today — realtime, across a variety of DAWs, devices, and studios.

 

SOURCE LANDR Audio Inc.

For further information: LANDR Audio Inc. - Pascal Pilon - Chef de la direction - 1-514-999-0979 - ppilon@landr.com

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