eCompliance acquires the Knowledge Solutions division of EmerGeo

eCompliance.ca™ reinforces its position as the leading provider of online Health and Safety Training solutions by acquiring the Knowledge Solutions division of EmerGeo Solutions Inc.
 
 
July 13, 2010 - PRLog -- Calgary, AB - eCompliance Management Solutions Inc. (eCompliance.ca™), a leading provider of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Management solutions in Canada reinforces its position as the leading provider of online Health and Safety Training solutions by acquiring the Knowledge Solutions division of EmerGeo Solutions Inc. (EMG:CN).  

The acquisition of the Knowledge Solutions Division from EmerGeo Solutions Inc. adds best-in class emergency management and operational safety courses to the eCompliance portfolio of web based eLearning solutions. In addition to the Intellectual property and licensing rights the acquisition includes the transfer of major customers such as Syncrude Canada, Nexen, Shell, CNRL, NAIT and Alliance Pipeline. To ensure uninterrupted service to these and all other customers and the business continuity of the acquired division during and after the transition key employee, Mr. Barclay Hunter, has joined the eCompliance management team.

Mr. Hunter, will act at Vice President of Knowledge solutions at eCompliance and will take control of the entire eCompliance  eLearning portfolio. With over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry in senior management roles, Mr. Hunter has a proven track record of providing innovative solutions to national and international companies and he has been a pioneer in the development and implementation of corporate e-learning, performance support and compliance focused management systems. This experience includes the development of nationally recognized training initiatives for several of Canada’s industry associations including the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute, and the Canadian Chemical Producers Association (CCPA).  

According to Mr. Ben Snyman, President and CEO of eCompliance  “[eCompliance]… is experiencing rapid growth in a dynamic industry by delivering innovative, practical and affordable knowledge solutions. The content acquired from EmerGeo under the leadership of Mr. Hunter will ensure our dominance in this field and we are very excited by the synergies of this acquisition.“

ABOUT EmerGeo
EmerGeo develops emergency management software solutions and provides consulting services and support to government and industry around the world. By leveraging open web standards, EmerGeo’s software brings together, logs and tracks data from dispatch, crisis management, mapping, camera and other third-party systems, providing a common operating picture. EmerGeo’s technology and people have been at the forefront of some of the world’s largest disasters and are proven effective in helping government and industry to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from potential or actual incidents, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or pre-planned events

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ABOUT eCompliance.ca™
eCompliance Management Solutions Inc. (eCompliance.ca™) is the leading provider of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Management solutions in Canada. eCompliance.caT is a privately held company with head office based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. eCompliance.caT focuses on making use of the latest technological advancements to build practical and cost effective solutions for our customers and is the preferred technology partner of Canadian organizations in OHS by providing efficient and effective practical solutions to measure, manage and mitigate Health & Safety Risks in the quest for 'Zero Incidents'.

For more information please contact:
Ben Snyman
eCompliance Management Solutions Inc.
Voice: (403)276-7780
FAX: (403)276-7784
info@Compliance.ca
Website: www.eCompliance.ca
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