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EDMONTON and CALGARY, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - Sylogist Ltd. ("SYZ" - TSX Venture
Exchange) The Board of Directors of Sylogist Ltd. is pleased to announce
executive and board role appointments.
Mr. Werner Biegler has been appointed President and CEO effective
August 13th. Mr. Biegler joined Sylogist in January 2007 and brings over 18
years of experience in the technology industry in a wide range of leadership
Mr. Jim Wilson has been appointed Executive Chairman. Mr. Wilson was CEO
since June 2004, and has served on the board since 2001. In his new role,
Mr. Wilson will lead the strategic and acquisition related activities of the
company in addition to chairing the board.
Mr. Bill Hews has been appointed Lead Director. Mr. Hews was previously
board Chair. The Lead Director position was created to enhance board
independence within the new structure.
Jim Wilson noted, "We are very pleased with the operational leadership
that Werner has demonstrated since joining Sylogist and look forward to his
positive impact as we refine our focus and extend our reach."
Sylogist provides enterprise information management and collaboration
solutions to local government, education and private sector customers.
Solutions are deployed through client, web-based and mobile systems. Sylogist
Local Government Solutions provide an integrated suite of business
applications to municipalities that serve their needs for revenue, finance and
operations management capabilities. Sylogist Education Solutions provides
financial, student information and collaborative web-site management systems
for the K-12 market. Our industry leading collaboration web solutions enhance
teacher, parent and student on-line collaboration driving improved student
The Company's stock is traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the
symbol SYZ. Information about Sylogist can be found at
Forward-looking statements: This press release contains statements about
expected or anticipated future events and financial results that are
forward-looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and
uncertainties, such as general economic, market and business conditions, the
regulatory process and actions, technical issues, new legislation, competitive
and general economic factors and conditions, the uncertainties resulting from
potential delays or changes in plans, the occurrence of unexpected events, and
Sylogist's capability to execute and implement its future plans. Actual
results may differ materially from those projected by management.
Although Sylogist believes that the expectations reflected in these
forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed
on them because Sylogist can give no assurance that they will prove to be
correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and
conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and
uncertainties. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release
are made as of the date hereof and Sylogist undertakes no obligation to update
publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by
applicable securities laws.
The TSX-Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release.
For further information:
For further information: Sylogist Ltd., Werner Biegler, President and
CEO, (780) 489-5756