eSignLive Technology Inc. Appoints New Executive Chairman and Director
Montreal, QC, April 2, 2008 - Leading e-signature provider Silanis Technology is pleased to announce its appointment of Justin LaFayette as Executive Chairman and Director. Jonathan Wener, currently Silanis’ non-executive Chairman, will remain a non-executive Director and continue to play an active role in the development of Silanis.Justin LaFayette joins Silanis with a wealth of experience in the field of data management. Previously, Mr. LaFayette was founder and Executive Chairman of DWL Inc. (“DWL”) a market leader in the field of Master Data Management, a software and services market which analysts predict will be worth $10 billion by 2012. DWL was successfully sold to IBM in 2005. Prior to the acquisition by IBM, DWL had become a leader in data management within the financial services sector attracting a number of blue chip customers including MetLife, Unum Provident, SunTrust Bank and Nationwide. Following the acquisition, Mr. LaFayette remained with IBM as Vice President of Strategy, Information Platform and Solutions, expanding IBM’s reach into a broader set of Information Management capabilities.Tommy Petrogiannis, President of Silanis commented: “I would like to thank Jonathan for all his efforts over the last number of years. His guidance has been invaluable and we look forward to his continued counsel as a non-executive Director.”“I would also like to welcome Justin to Silanis. We believe his extensive experience within the Financial Services sector, commitment to high growth technologies, and his enthusiasm will only strengthen our offering in terms of sales strategy and product innovation. I am confident that Justin can help us to be the global partner of choice for e-signatures.”Justin LaFayette, newly appointed Executive Chairman of Silanis added: “I am delighted to be joining Silanis at what is an extremely exciting period in its development. The market for e-signatures is now on the cusp of mass market adoption and I believe we are well placed to further expand both our client base and geographic footprint.”About Silanis Founded in 1992, Silanis Technology Inc. is the largest and most experienced provider of electronic signature solutions. More than 1,400 government and commercial organizations, representing two million users, depend on Silanis' solutions to accelerate operations, improve service and reduce costs.
The company's solutions not only eliminate the inefficiencies of paper, they provide reliable and auditable business records needed to demonstrate compliance with applicable laws, standards, regulations and policies.