SimplyCast, a leading provider of email marketing, event management and online surveys for small businesses, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Donovan and Ram Raju to its board of directors.
Michael Donovan, chair of the board of directors and chief executive officer of DHX Media Ltd., has been recognized with numerous awards for his work in the television and film industry, including an Academy Award for the feature documentary Bowling for Columbine. Mr. Donovan co-founded and was a director of Salter Street Films, which was purchased by Alliance Atlantis in 2001. He is a non-practicing member of the Barristers Society of Nova Scotia, was previously a member of the board of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and is currently a member of the board of NSCAD. Mr. Donovan holds BA (1974), LLB (1977) and LLD (Hon) (2004) degrees from Dalhousie University.
Ram Raju is the CEO and founder of e-academy. E-academy pioneered electronic software distribution in the education market. Millions of students, faculty and staff have since benefited from such innovative programs as MSDNAA (free Microsoft software for the Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science and Design schools), software rentals such as SPSS and Minitab and volume license management. Mr. Raju brings significant expertise in the areas of online marketing strategies and implementation of web-based business models.
“The addition of Mr. Donovan and Mr. Raju to the board will bring extensive experience to assist in supporting and guiding the future growth of SimplyCast,” said Saeed El-Darahali, president and CEO of SimplyCast.
“We are very excited and fortunate to have attracted such talent to our company as we continue to ramp up our go-to-market strategy,” said Terry Collins, chair of SimplyCast’s board of directors.
SimplyCast (simplycast.com) is a leading provider of email marketing solutions for organizations worldwide. The company’s flagship email marketing product is a feature-rich solution used by thousands of customers in over 175 countries, including many of the most recognized brand names around the globe in retail, non-profit and hospitality industries.
SimplyCast provides businesses with email marketing tools to help them effectively reach customers and grow their businesses.