MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Square Victoria Digital
Properties announced today the appointment of Tomer Strolight as
Mr. Strolight is responsible for developing a presence in Toronto for
Square Victoria Digital Properties and expanding the company's
portfolio across Canada by strategically identifying digital businesses
that are seeking investment to continue their growth.
Over the last 10 years, Square Victoria Digital Properties has made
acquisitions and developed strategic partnerships with a variety of
high-potential digital businesses, helping to develop them into leading
Canadian companies. Its portfolio includes Workopolis,
ComFree/DuProprio,Tuango, w.illi.am/ and Olive Media.
"We are pleased to welcome Tomer Strolight to our team," said
Pierre-Elliott Levasseur, President of Square Victoria Digital
Properties. "Tomer, a recognized leader in the Canadian digital
industry, is an outstanding manager and a seasoned investor and
partner. His unique expertise in investment project management as well
as his in-depth knowledge of our industry will be key factors in the
continued development of our activities across the country."
For his part, Mr. Strolight said: "I am very excited to be joining
Square Victoria Digital Properties. Identifying digital growth areas,
investing in companies in those spaces and working with their
management teams to grow these companies into leaders has been and
continues to be my passion."
Tomer Strolight's many achievements include the founding and managing of
Torstar Digital, a company that owns numerous Canadian digital media
businesses including Olive Media, WagJag.com, Workopolis, EyeReturn Marketing, TOPS, TravelAlerts.ca, Web2Mobile, Tuango.ca, Jaunt.ca and Shopcatch). During his career, he also helped create Workopolis,
Canada's biggest staff recruitment site and launched thestar.com for the Toronto Star. Tomer holds a BBA, Finance, and an MBA from York
University's Schulich School of Business.
Mr. Strolight took his new duties on January 7th 2013.
About Square Victoria Digital Properties
Square Victoria Digital Properties (SVDP) is a leading investor and
developer of large digital businesses. SVDP also holds interests in the
television production and book publishing industries. By providing an
access to a combination of capital, strategic guidance and partnership
development, SVDP seeks to propel its investments further ahead in
realizing their potential. SVDP, which is held by Square Victoria
Communications Group, a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada (TSX:
POW), owns offices in Montreal and Toronto to oversee investments and
seek out new opportunities.
For more information: www.svdp.ca.
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SOURCE: Square Victoria Digital Properties
For further information:
Square Victoria Digital Properties
514 285-7000, ext. 7253