LexisNexis Canada Appoints New CEO as Company Plans to Enhance Innovative
Appointment of Loik Amis will support innovation and strategic
solutions for the Canadian legal industry
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- LexisNexis(R) Canada
(www.lexisnexis.ca), a leading provider of information and technology
solutions, announced today the appointment of Loik Amis to the
position of Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, he will lead
LexisNexis Canada in its continued development of leading-edge
technology and workflow solutions.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Amis acted as Director of Business
Development, Strategy, and Marketing at LexisNexis France, where he
led strategy and business development, strategic and product
marketing, communications and pricing. In addition, he was Executive
Director of an innovative new online service for the French legal
market launched with great success in 2012. Amis has more than 10
years of experience in the legal industry, primarily in marketing,
market planning, strategy, business development and product
management. Shortly after arriving at LexisNexis Canada, Amis was a
key participant in the company's first-ever Canadian Leadership
Summit, which brought together Canadian and international executives,
corporate counsel, Federal Court justices, and senior partners from
Canada's top law firms to discuss the future of the industry in
"The legal industry is constantly evolving, and true success hinges
on being at the leading edge of technology and information to drive
productivity, efficiency and profitability," said Judy Vezmar, Chief
Executive Officer at LexisNexis International. "Loik's unique
industry knowledge, background, and bilingualism give him the ideal
mix of skills to lead our success in French and English Canadian
LexisNexis Canada is a leading provider of content and technology
solutions, including Quicklaw(R), which was one of the world's first
online legal research services and which is now celebrating its 40th
anniversary. With the launch of Quicklaw(R) for Microsoft(R) Office,
the product continues to move beyond research into a workflow
solution that helps legal practitioners conduct background legal
research more efficiently. A new online service that will be
introduced in the coming months will deliver practical tools and
working documents to support transactional legal activities, and
later this year LexisNexis Canada will launch pilot-project versions
of a digital library solution and of digital looseleaf services.
"LexisNexis Canada continues to provide Canadian content, technology,
and thought leadership in the legal industry. It is a pleasure to
work with such an experienced and knowledgeable team," said Amis. "I
look forward to engaging with our Canadian customers and markets to
further understand their unique needs and help them succeed in an
evolving business environment."
Amis is a graduate of ESSEC, one of Europe's top business schools.
Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2006, Amis held director-level roles
at Larousse and Editions Dalloz.
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About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis(R) Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading
global provider of content and technology solutions that enable
professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and
non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve
better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the
first to bring legal and business information online with its
Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) services. Today, LexisNexis harnesses
leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help
professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through
close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures
organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve
productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of
Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in
more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.
In Canada, LexisNexis(R) (www.lexisnexis.com) offerings include the
Quicklaw(R) online legal research service; Butterworths(R) print and
e-book titles; Quicklaw(R) for Microsoft(R) Office; the PCLaw(R)
practice management solution; and leading e-discovery and litigation
solutions such as CaseMap(R), Concordance(R) Evolution, LAW
PreDiscovery(TM) and LexisNexis(R) Early Data Analyzer.
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