CALGARY, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - Multiplied Media Corporation (TSX-V: MMC), a
Calgary-based provider of local search services, has appointed Microsoft
veteran Tony Bristol to the position of Senior Vice President, International
During his 10 year tenure at Microsoft, Bristol was instrumental in the
globalization of the Windows Live Messenger (WLM) platform - playing a key
role in the introduction of a global strategy for WLM partners, driving
innovation and implementation of application development for the platform and
developing go-to-market strategies for Messenger products.
"After ten years with Microsoft, I have seen a lot of online technologies
come, go and stick around," said Bristol. "I am excited to join Multiplied and
make an impact that will alter how the online community collaborates and
retrieves local directory data."
"Tony has proven again and again his ability to innovate in the instant
messaging space," said John Lowe, CEO, Multiplied Media. "That innovation,
combined with his global business development experience, is a perfect match
for us as we begin global expansion of the Poynt service. We are very pleased
to have him join the team."
About Multiplied Media Corporation
Multiplied Media Corp. (www.multiplied.com) has developed Poynt
(www.mypoynt.com), the first multimedia local search service available over
Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger and AOL's AIM instant messaging networks.
Through agreements with Yellow Pages Group in Canada and Idearc Media
(Superpages.com) in the United States, Poynt connects consumers with the
facility, retail and consumer goods information that assists decision making
and purchasing. Headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, Multiplied Media trades
on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol MMC.
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