Softchoice Appoints Lawrence Pentland to Board of Directors

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Softchoice Corporation (TSX: SO), a North 
American Solutions and Services company, is pleased to announce the 
appointment of Lawrence Pentland to the Softchoice Board of Directors. 
"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Pentland," said Bill Linton, Chairman of the 
Softchoice Board. "As a former global technology executive and consultant to 
fortune 500 companies, Mr. Pentland's expertise in strategy and operations 
will be invaluable as we expand the delivery of advanced IT solutions and 
services to organizations across North America." 
Mr. Pentland is a former executive from Dell Inc. where he was responsible for 
leading the Americas International division, an organization spanning 40 
countries with over five thousand employees and $4.6 billion in annual 
revenues. Prior to joining Dell, Mr. Pentland held various industry roles and 
was a partner at Bain & Company Consulting in Boston and Toronto serving 
Fortune 500 companies in North America and internationally. Mr. Pentland has 
served as a Director at Telus Inc. and currently sits on several private 
technology company boards as well as on the Board Research Committee at the 
University Health Network in Toronto. 
About Softchoice 
As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services, 
Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier 
with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. 
Softchoice's holistic approach to technology includes solution design, 
implementation and asset management services, as well as access to one of the 
most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in 
North America. With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the technology 
needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the 
United States and Canada. 
Softchoice stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the 
trading symbol "SO." The common shares of Softchoice are not registered under 
the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and are not publicly traded in the United 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and 
uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to expectations, 
intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical 
fact. When used in this press release, the words "anticipate", "expect", 
"will" and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. 
These statements reflect our current expectations and are subject to a number 
of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, change in technology 
and general market conditions, many of which are set out or incorporated by 
reference in the Company's latest Annual Information Form. Due to the many 
risks and uncertainties, Softchoice cannot assure that the forward-looking 
statements contained in this press release will be realized. 
Media Contact Eric Gardiner Manager of Communications 416.588.9002 Ext. 2358 
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