OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2018 – betterU Education Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BTRU) (FRANKFURT:5OGA), (the “Company” or “betterU”) is pleased to announce the hiring of two senior executives to help lead the advancement of the Company’s global growth efforts. The company is pleased to welcome both Dominique Jones as the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and Angela Lariviere as the Brand and Creative Director. Both executives will work from betterU’s Ottawa office and will work closely with the CEO and the core global team to support the growth of betterU’s global infrastructure, people, creative and market presence.
betterU has continued to focus over the last quarter on the development of its key leadership, infrastructure and plans required to support the next phase of the company’s growth objectives and in preparation of the large funding event expected to close in the upcoming weeks. “It has taken a lot of time and energy to find the right people for these two critical roles. Both Dominique and Angela are aligned with my core values, my vision and have demonstrated the same passion and understanding for what is required to quickly advance our global efforts. I am thrilled to welcome them both to the betterU family and look forward to working closely with them,” said Brad Loiselle, President and CEO of betterU.
About Dominique Jones
Dominique joins betterU following a career spanning 20+ years in senior roles across multiple geographies and industries. Most recently, Dominique served as COO and Senior Consultant for L&C Strategic Advisors and prior to that as Chief People Officer of Halogen Software, leading the people function through exceptional growth and through IPO to sale. Of particular note, Dominique led significant culture change initiatives, designed and implemented award-winning leadership and high potential development programs. With expertise in high growth organizations, Dominique is known for her strong leadership skills and her ability to bring practicality and alignment to strategy to all of her initiatives.
Prior to Halogen, Dominique worked with Right Management in both sales and consulting delivery for a global technology services company. Dominique holds a degree from St Andrews University and is a chartered member of the Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD) in the U.K
About Angela Lariviere
Angela joins betterU following close to two decades experience as a creative director, with a particular focus on branding in the high Tech, non-profit and education industries. She spent the last 3 years at Halogen Software (now Saba) as Creative Director and prior to that 15 years with United Way as their Creative Director. Angela also comes with a history of hands on creative design and brand vision developed over the years of building of her career which is a critical part of betterU’s global creative requirements.
Supporting betterU’s leadership team as Brand and Creative Director, Ms. Lariviere will work on executing the Corporation’s plan to position betterU’s brand as the brand of choice internationally.
betterU, a global education marketplace, aims to provide access to quality education from around the world to foster growth and opportunity to those who want to better their lives. The company plans to bridge the prevailing gap in the education and job industry and enhance the lives of its prospective learners by developing an integrated education-to-employment ecosystem. betterU’s offerings can be categorized into several broad functions: to compliment school programs with flexible KG-12 programs preparing children for next stage of education, to provide access to global educational opportunities from leading educators, to foster an exceptional educational environment by providing befitting skills that lead to a better career, to bridge the gap between one’s existing education and prospective job requirement by training them and lastly, to connect the end user to various job opportunities.
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On behalf of the Board of Director,
betterU Education Corp.
Brad Loiselle, CEO