VANCOUVER, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - APRIO Inc. announces that the Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Doug Brownridge to the position of Chair of the Board effective October 30, 2014. Mr. Brownridge joined the APRIO Board in June of this year.
Mr. Brownridge is an accredited Board Director, C-level executive, and successful entrepreneur with extensive experience developing global technology and consumer organizations. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce and the Institute of Corporate Directors Director's Education Program. Mr. Brownridge also serves as a director on a number of Boards, including Coast Capital Savings in BC and Polar Windows, based in Winnipeg. Mr. Brownridge chairs a number of CEO forums on behalf of MacKay Forums. He is the Founder of SherpaQuest Consulting, and co-franchisee of IJL Canada. Mr. Brownridge began his career with Procter & Gamble in brand management, and has held senior executive roles with Cadbury Schweppes, Rogers Wireless, Motorola, PMC-Sierra, Intrawest, and ACL. "As a seasoned director, I am a strong advocate of the productivity and security benefits of APRIO's governance solutions", says Brownridge.
John Kidder, outgoing Chair and founder of APRIO, who will remain a director on the APRIO Board, says, "I welcome Doug's accession to Chair. His wide business experience and proven dedication to excellence in governance will assist us all to take APRIO to the next level of success. I look forward to working with him."
APRIO Boardroom™, Canada's leading governance software, is a powerful, practical and affordable web-based solution that gets Boards and governance bodies online quickly and efficiently. It enhances and simplifies a Director's meeting preparation, providing connectivity to resources anywhere, anytime and on any device. APRIO supplies the tools for contact, meetings and board management with supporting templates and resources, as well as a secure document repository for audit, due diligence, finance and legal reviews.
APRIO is the leading Canadian provider of secure board portals. Trusted by Crown Corporations, Financial Institutions, Public Companies and Non-profits, APRIO provides a secure and user-friendly Web portal solution for centralizing board documents, processes and communications. It also provides productivity tools for creating and distributing board materials efficiently. APRIO is SAS 70 Type II certified, and meets or exceeds the standards of the most security conscious IT departments, including those of major Canadian financial institutions. To learn more, visit http://www.aprio.net.
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SOURCE: APRIO Inc.
For further information: APRIO Media Contact: Ian Warner, APRIO, 604-684-9943 Ext. 100, [email protected]