MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 9, 2016) - VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ", "VIQ Solutions" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that David Tilling, former export director with VIQ distributor Digital Voice Processing ("DVP") of South Africa, has joined the Corporation as Regional Sales Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa ("EMEA").

Mr. Tilling brings VIQ over 20 years of digital capture, management and collaboration software sales and project management experience at DVP, including over 15 years of working with VIQ's digital suite of software solutions. During his time at DVP, Mr. Tilling played a central role in winning prestigious new enterprise-level contracts for VIQ like the Mauritius and Malawi National Assemblies, the Lesotho and Botswana Judiciaries and recently the Zimbabwe Judicial Services Commission.

Mr. Tilling is now based in the United Kingdom and will be responsible for operations, business development, sales and partner channels across the EMEA region, as well as managing and expanding important relationships with key regional partners like Digital Voice Processing in South Africa, Brahler in the United Kingdom, Gulf Business Machines in the United Arab Emirates and AVL Projekt in Serbia to name a few.

"I'm delighted to join VIQ Solutions in the capacity of Regional Sales Director for EMEA, having been a champion of their leading-edge digital solutions in Africa for many years," said David Tilling. "I look forward to working with new and existing VIQ customers and partners across these regions to continue the expansion of the VIQ footprint. The region is currently undergoing a digital seachange, with technology-savvy customers demanding sophisticated, high-security workflows that include integrated video, cloud technologies, mobility and collaboration. With multiple digital modernization projects underway in the courts, militaries, medical and law enforcement agencies, VIQ's unmatched suite of interoperative solutions is uniquely well positioned to meet these modern initiatives."

VIQ maintains a long and prestigious list of current customers in the EMEA region, including the Ministry of Justice in the United Kingdom, the Scottish Court Services, the Serbian Judiciary, the Abu Dhabi Judiciary, the Judicial Services Commission in Zimbabwe, the South African National Defense Force and many more. The addition of a Regional Director in the EMEA region increases VIQ's business development and technology coverage around the world, alongside VIQ Solutions in the Americas and Spark & Cannon in Australia and East Asia.

"The potential for significant growth throughout the EMEA region, combined with the fact that VIQ's footprint in the EMEA is growing steadily in recent quarters meant that it was time for VIQ to grow smartly and dedicate the proper high-caliber resource to this key growth region," said Sebastien Paré, President and CEO of VIQ Solutions Inc. "With his sales experience and expert knowledge of both our software and our diversified markets and regions, David was the perfect fit for this new role and I am delighted that he is now a key member of VIQ Solutions team."

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About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is the global expert in digital recording technology. With a better approach to the collection, storage and management of digital audio, video and files, we help increase efficiency, improve security and reduce costs for courts, law enforcement agencies, insurance companies, health providers, and legislatures around the world. We've got the technology, the experience and the expertise to efficiently manage country-wide installations of hundreds of rooms, with hundreds of terabytes of data. Managing digital media evidence is what we do, and we do it better than anyone else.

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Contact Information:

Sebastien Pare
President and Chief Executive Officer
VIQ Solutions
(905) 948-8266 ext. 221