Vancouver Lawyer John J. Swift Joins Webnames.ca Inc. Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - June 4, 2008 - Webnames.ca Inc. today announced that John J. Swift has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Webnames.ca. John is a lawyer in Vancouver, British Columbia, with an independent practice centered on organizing, financing and advising knowledge-based businesses, and on technology transfer from public institutions and universities.
Having served as Counsel to Microtel Pacific Research Ltd., NCompass Labs, Apparent Networks Inc., CellFor Inc., as a Director of BioFoture Fund and as Counsel to and as a Director of NeuroMed Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ultrasonix Medical Corporation, Connotative Intelligence Corporation and Spark Integration Inc., John brings extensive knowledge and experience to Webnames.ca. "Webnames.ca will benefit greatly from his diversity of knowledge as we continue to grow and build out our service offering. Our entire team is excited to have him onboard," said Stephen Smith, Webnames.ca President.
Previously, John served as Principle Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Canada and to the Leader of the Opposition and as Executive Assistant to the Minister of Finance. John currently serves as Chairman of Kinexus Bioinformatics and of the Central City Foundation.
About Webnames.ca Inc.
Webnames.ca Inc. is Canada's original and most experienced domain registrar. A spin-off from the Internet pioneers who founded the .CA domain in 1987, Webnames.ca is 100 per cent Canadian owned and operated. In addition to domain registration and corporate domain name management, Webnames.ca offers a growing list of Internet services. Webnames.ca`s reliability is complemented by state-of-the-art systems and online tools which help customers get the most from their Internet presence. For more information, visit www.webnames.ca.
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