TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Softchoice Corporation (TSX: SO), a North
American Solutions and Services company, is pleased to announce the
appointment of Lawrence Pentland to the Softchoice Board of Directors.
"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Pentland," said Bill Linton, Chairman
of the Softchoice Board. "As a former global technology executive and
consultant to fortune 500 companies, Mr. Pentland's expertise in
strategy and operations will be invaluable as we expand the delivery of
advanced IT solutions and services to organizations across North
Mr. Pentland is a former executive from Dell Inc. where he was
responsible for leading the Americas International division, an
organization spanning 40 countries with over five thousand employees
and $4.6 billion in annual revenues. Prior to joining Dell, Mr.
Pentland held various industry roles and was a partner at Bain &
Company Consulting in Boston and Toronto serving Fortune 500 companies
in North America and internationally. Mr. Pentland has served as a
Director at Telus Inc. and currently sits on several private technology
company boards as well as on the Board Research Committee at the
University Health Network in Toronto.
As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and
services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a
national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of
a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to
technology includes solution design, implementation and asset
management services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive
and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America.
With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of
thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the
United States and Canada.
Softchoice stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the
trading symbol "SO." The common shares of Softchoice are not registered
under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and are not publicly traded in
the United States.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve
risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to
expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that
are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the words
"anticipate", "expect", "will" and similar expressions generally
identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our
current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties including, but not limited to, change in technology and
general market conditions, many of which are set out or incorporated by
reference in the Company's latest Annual Information Form. Due to the
many risks and uncertainties, Softchoice cannot assure that the
forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be
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