Square Victoria Digital Properties opens an office in Toronto - Tomer Strolight is appointed Executive Vice-president of Square Victoria Digital Properties

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Square Victoria Digital Properties announced today the appointment of Tomer Strolight as Executive Vice-President.

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.

Image with caption: "Tomer Strolight, Executive Vice-President, Square Victoria Digital Properties. (CNW Group/Square Victoria Digital Properties)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130117_C6693_PHOTO_EN_22662.jpg

SOURCE: Square Victoria Digital Properties

For further information:

Anne-Marie Desautels
Communications Advisor
Square Victoria Digital Properties
514 285-7000, ext. 7253

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