GUELPH, Ontario, June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeLearn, Inc. announced today that Dr. Mark Stephenson, president and chief executive officer, will assume a new business development role as Chief Corporate Development and Administrative Officer. James Carroll, chief operating officer, will assume the role of President and Chief Operating Officer to manage and grow LifeLearn's core businesses, including the company's veterinary client communications and Corporate Solutions custom digital media development units.
"LifeLearn has experienced excellent performance in the animal health industry and has built an infrastructure to support strong and sustainable growth," said Stephenson. "Now, our goal is to expand into other vertical markets where our core competencies can benefit new customers. This requires a new focus and attention, and these executive roles will allow the company to do just that."
Dr. Stephenson will oversee core administrative responsibilities for the company but will also focus on business development opportunities in areas such as One Health, consumer and other medical verticals. Working with Carroll, he will also continue to foster key strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations for the company's core animal health business.
"Jamie Carroll has been a key driver of our growth and success since joining LifeLearn, providing excellent operational leadership, and I am very proud and excited to have him step into the role of President, while maintaining his critical operational duties," continued Stephenson.
Carroll joined LifeLearn as Vice President in 2010 to help drive efforts with operations, sales, marketing and customer service. "We have built an incredible team here at LifeLearn with a strong customer-centric culture, and we are energized by the direction of the company and our ability to truly help businesses grow," said Carroll. "I am looking forward to working closely with Mark and the leadership team as we enter the next chapter in LifeLearn's growth."
LifeLearn Inc. is an education and communication company that delivers innovative solutions to the veterinary and human health fields through the application of modern technology. The company's vision is to enrich the health and welfare of humans and animals around the world through communication, education and collaboration. LifeLearn was founded in 1994 and evolved from the Continuing Education program at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Today, LifeLearn is a privately held company with headquarters in Guelph, Ontario. To learn more, visit www.LifeLearn.com or www.facebook.com/LifeLearnInc.
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