SASKATOON, SK and VANCOUVER, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Point2 Technologies Inc.
("Point2") today announced the appointment of Walter T. Baczkowski Jr. to its
Board of Directors, effective February 01, 2008.
Mr. Baczkowski, RCE/CAE brings to Point2 nearly three decades of senior
level experience in the real estate industry. Mr. Baczkowski is currently
Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Consolidated Association of
REALTORSR in Oakland, and Macomb County, Michigan. During his extensive career
in the industry, Mr. Baczkowski has also served as Executive Officer of the
Toledo Association of REALTORSR, the San Diego Association of REALTORSR and
the New Jersey Association of REALTORSR.
"On behalf of our Board of Directors, I'd like to welcome one of the real
estate industry's most respected leaders to Point2," said Saul Klein, Chief
Executive Officer, Point2 Technologies. "My relationship with Walt Baczkowski
dates back to 1988. I've had the privilege to work with Walt over the years,
helping the real estate industry to understand and adopt the web, including
the adoption of pioneering initiatives such as REALTOR.com which we together
helped grow to over 500,000 listings in 1995/96. I am excited to be able to
work with Walt again, this time to unleash the full potential of Point2."
"We will continue to build partnerships and seek leadership that will
assist us in strengthening Point2's position and ability to serve our
customers across the industries that we serve, currently including the heavy
equipment and real estate industries," added Klein.
"I'm really looking forward to working with Saul and the Point2 Board,"
said Walt Baczkowski, Chief Executive Officer, Oakland Metropolitan
Consolidated Association of REALTORSR. "The real estate industry is going
through significant changes. REALTORSR need to be up to date with the latest
technology and methods to retain their position in the real estate
transaction. Today our clients, the consumer at large, communicate and receive
information in an entirely different manner and format than they did even two
years ago. REALTORSR must have the resources, and know how to communicate with
consumers the way consumers are accustomed. Point2 provides the business
solutions the profession needs to meet current and future consumer needs."
About Point2 Technologies Inc.
Point2 Technologies provides online marketing and eBusiness software
solutions for the real estate and heavy equipment industries. Leveraging
Point2 proprietary and patented technology, Point2 develops and markets
software solutions that enable organizations to conduct business over the
Internet more easily and more profitably. The Company is the largest provider
of online marketing and lead management software for real estate
professionals, with over 171,000 brokers and agents subscribing to Point2 NLS
(National Listing Service), in 85 countries. Membership in Point2 NLS
continues to grow by over 1000 additional members each week. Point2 is also
one of the largest providers of e-commerce solutions to the heavy equipment
industry, powers Caterpillar Inc.'s global heavy equipment dealer network and
owns and operates UsedIron.com, one of the largest used equipment venues
Founded in 1996, Point2 Technologies is privately held and employs a
staff of 100 at its headquarters in Saskatoon, SK and its Vancouver, BC
offices. More information can be obtained at (less
than)http://www.Point2.com(greater than) www.Point2.com.
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they are associated.
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