Vision Critical Appoints Gord Baizley as Chief Strategy Officer to Further Drive Corporate Growth
Former Company Chief Financial Officer Takes on New Role to Expand the Business
Vancouver, British Columbia – February 26, 2013 – Vision Critical, the leading provider of insight community technologies, announced that Gord Baizley has been appointed to chief strategy officer. Baizley has spent the last seven years as chief financial officer of Vision Critical where he has led the company to its current, healthy financial position. In his new role, Baizley will work closely with the executive management team in creating, executing and sustaining strategic initiatives that will include a variety of partnerships and alliances to support corporate development.
Baizley will be responsible for enhancing the functionality of the Vision Critical Insight Community platform through technology partnerships enabling third party application integration. He will also be charged with developing strategic alliances to facilitate the distribution of Vision Critical’s products through new channels and platforms. In addition, Baizley will work to further develop the company’s market research and consulting partner program, under which a network of research consultancies around the world would drive the use of Vision Critical technology.
“Gord has done an exceptional job in the chief financial officer capacity for the past seven years, putting Vision Critical in a position of financial success,” said Scott Miller, group CEO of Vision Critical. “His track record of being able to communicate our value proposition to stakeholders has been invaluable. I’m delighted to be working closely with Gord to further our company growth through acquiring new partnerships and making strategic investments.”
“It has been an exciting time here at Vision Critical, and I’ve enjoyed helping push the company towards financial growth and success,” said Gord Baizley, CSO of Vision Critical. “I look forward to new milestones as CSO where I hope to continue to drive growth by reaching beyond existing opportunities to locate new potential partnerships and investment opportunities.”
Prior to Vision Critical, Baizley worked in investment banking and practiced corporate law. Throughout his career he has assisted on a wide range of corporate finance advisory mandates including capital raising assignments and merger and acquisition deals.