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Sylogist Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SYZ) ("Sylogist" or the "Company"), a provider of enterprise information management solutions to public and private sector customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Xavier Shorter to the office of Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2016, subject to regulatory approval.
Jim Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Sylogist, stated: "As our Company has grown and evolved, we have anticipated the need for ongoing organizational change. Today, we are pleased to announce that Mr. Xavier Shorter will be assuming the role of CFO at Sylogist. Xavier joined Sylogist in 2015, with more than 12 years of experience in increasingly responsible leadership accounting and finance positions at public companies. Most recently, Xavier served as the Director of Finance at Sylogist, where he was responsible for tax planning, execution of various aspects of accounting, and reporting for domestic and international operations. Xavier, a CPA-CA (Canada) and CPA (USA), began his career with Deloitte & Touche LLP, after receiving his B.S. in Computer Information Systems and M.S. in Accounting from Alabama State University. "
Mr. Wilson continued: "Over the past two years, both Xavier and Malgorzata Lewandowski, our Treasurer and Corporate Controller, have been mentored in their roles by Brian Grassby, who will retire at the end of September. We are grateful to Brian for sharing his wealth of financial knowledge and integrity with his successors and for the significant contributions he has brought to the finance and accounting group within Sylogist. We wish him a well-deserved retirement after many years of dedication at the top of his profession".
Sylogist is a technology innovation company which through strategic acquisitions, investments and operations management, provides intellectual property solutions to a wide range of public and private sector customers. It is an industry-leading publisher of mission-critical software products that satisfy the unique and sophisticated functionality requirements of public sector entities, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies. Sylogist delivers highly scalable, multi-language, multi-currency software solutions, which serve the needs of an international clientele.
The Company's stock is traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SYZ. Information about Sylogist can be found at http://www.sylogist.com.
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