Today Toronto-based Syncapse announced that Claude Galipeau is joining the company as Chief Service Officer, effective April 1st.
Galipeau was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, Rogers Media Inc. He has also held senior leadership positions at Astral Media, Alliance Atlantis Communications (now with Shaw Media) and the CBC.
In this newly created role, Galipeau will be responsible for managing and building a world-class team that will meet the intellectual and delivery demands across Syncapse’s strategic, technical, measurement and professional services teams.
“I have been a keen observer of Syncapse’s growth over the past three years and have been impressed with how quickly the company has become a preferred choice for large brands looking to build, manage and measure their social media presence,” said Claude Galipeau, Chief Service Officer, Syncapse. “I look forward to joining the Syncapse team during this very exciting time.”
Galipeau brings more than fifteen years of experience in digital media leadership to the role, and is heavily involved in the digital media industry in Canada. He is currently a Board Director of the Banff World Media Festival and the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada.
“Claude has a vast amount of experience building high-performance teams and defining service offerings that will appeal to our global client base,” said Michael Scissons, President and CEO, Syncapse.