Solium Announces Appointment of Marcos Lopez as Chief Executive Officer

CALGARY, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Solium Capital Inc. ("Solium" or the "Company") (TSX: SUM), a leading provider of equity-based incentive and savings plans administration services, today announced that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has appointed Mr. Marcos Lopez as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 27th, 2015.

"Brian Craig and I are delighted with this leadership transition and look forward to working with Marcos in his new role," said Mike Broadfoot, CEO and Managing Director of Solium. "Marcos has been with Solium since the Company's inception and has been the primary strategic visionary with respect to the Company's technology offering over this past decade."

Mr. Lopez has been involved with Solium since its inception in 1999. Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Calgary and is the winner of the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award for the technology sector. He is currently a Managing Director of Solium, has served as an officer of the Company since 2003, and has taken an ever-increasing leadership role over the last several years.

The Board's Lead Independent Director, Tom Muir, commented on behalf of the Board:  "Marcos has a deep commercial understanding of Solium's business. He will lead the Company with energy, passion and commitment as we usher in a new era of growth for Solium."

Mr. Mike Broadfoot, who has served as CEO since 2011, will remain a Managing Director of Solium and will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board. Prior to his role as CEO, Mr. Broadfoot was the non-Executive Chairman from 2002 to 2011.

Mr. Brian Craig, who has been the Executive Chairman since 2011, will remain a Managing Director of Solium and a member of the Board. He will continue with his duties as the executive lead of the European business. Mr. Craig has also been with the Company since 2002, including serving as the CEO from 2002 to 2006. 

About Solium
Solium Capital Inc. (TSX: SUM) provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. From offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia, our innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology powers share plan administration and equity transactions for more than 3,000 corporate clients with employee participants in more than 100 countries. Follow us @Solium and visit us at solium.com.

SOURCE Solium Capital Inc.

For further information: Investor relations, Conrad Seguin, TMX, Equicom, 416.815.0700 x 251, cseguin@tmxequicom.com


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