Nexient Learning Appoints Doug Lawson as Chief Financial Office

    TORONTO, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - Nexient Learning Inc. (NEX: NXL.H), Canada's
largest corporate skills development company, announced today the appointment
of Doug Lawson as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Nexient, Doug was
Chief Operating Officer of EARTHFresh Foods Corp., a multi-million dollar
produce company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
    Doug brings a diverse range of industry experience to Nexient across
differing sizes of businesses including Molson Breweries, a TSE listed
manufacturing company, an Internet solutions provider and as a consultant to a
number of start-up and early stage businesses. Doug's expertise in strategic
business planning, operations management and financial analysis will be
important elements in Nexient's drive to better serve its customers and
enhance shareholder value.
    "We are excited to add Doug's expertise to our senior management team to
strengthen execution against our strategy," said Donna de Winter, President
and CEO. "It is important to our customers who are the top Canadian
corporations and public sectors organizations, that we are focused on
strengthening our solutions, operations, and balance sheet. Doug brings focus
and background at a time when we can capitalize on a market need for
leadership development and re-skilling of portions of the Canadian work
force," Ms. de Winter continued.
    "Nexient is an innovative organization with a talented team of people
dedicated to delivering transformational learning and skills development
programs across Canada," said Doug Lawson. This resonates strongly with my
belief in the measurable benefits of life-long learning and I am excited to be
part of this industry-leading organization." said Mr. Lawson.

    About Nexient Learning Inc.

    Nexient Learning Inc. is the largest corporate training and consulting
company in Canada. Nexient delivers the broadest choice of top-calibre,
industry-recognized curricula in information technology, business process
improvement and leadership and business skills. Nexient's learning services
include learning management systems, curriculum development and strategic
consulting. With multiple locations across Canada, Nexient offers innovative
learning solutions in both classroom and online formats. Nexient is listed on
the NEX as "NXL.H". More information is available on the company's website at

    Forward Looking Statements

    This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
including economic conditions which may cause the actual results, performance
or achievements of the Corporation to be materially different from any future
results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the
forward-looking statements. The information is based upon certain material
factors or assumptions that were applied in drawing a conclusion or making a
forecast or projection as reflected in the forward looking statements,
including the perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected
future developments. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation to
update these forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable
securities laws. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking
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For further information:

For further information: Shaun Jackson, Nexient Learning Inc., (416)
964-8688 x 2220,

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