MONTREAL — Sept. 27, 2012 — X2O Media, a leading provider of software for real-time visual communication applications across the enterprise, today announced that the company has appointed Patrick Collins, former chief executive officer of LexisNexis Canada, to its board of directors.
Collins has extensive business experience across several media organizations and the telecommunications, transportation, and manufacturing sectors. Most recently he served as CEO of LexisNexis Canada, the Canadian business unit of a leading global provider of online information solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. Previously, he held the position of president for CityMedia Group and executive vice president, Newspapers, for Torstar Corporation. At the Southam Newspaper Group, Mr. Collins was the publisher of The Hamilton Spectator and VP Finance. He began his career with General Electric Canada.
“Patrick is an extremely experienced and respected business leader, and as a director he brings valuable management and operational skills to our board,” said X2O Media President and CEO David Wilkins. “As X2O continues to grow and expand its solution offerings to enterprise customers, Patrick’s unique experience and insights will be invaluable in helping shape our development.”
Collins holds a B.Com. from the University of Windsor and a B.A. in political science from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a recent graduate of the Directors Education Program at The University of Toronto.
About X2O Media
X2O Media is a software developer of real-time visual communication solutions that significantly improve the effectiveness of enterprise communications. X2O’s solutions facilitate the creation and delivery of rich media content featuring video and 3D graphics to digital displays, desktop PCs, and mobile devices. Applications include corporate news channels, dynamic dashboard channels and interactive employee training channels. More information about X2O Media is available at www.x2omedia.com.