Equals6, the Halifax-based student career development network, announced the appointment of three new executive team members today.

Joining Equals6 are John Gibbons as vice president of sales, April Macleod as vice president of customer care, and Michael Sanderson as vice president of education and training.

“This is an exciting time for Equals6. John, April and Michael bring proven expertise and passion to lead the rapid growth and expansion of Equals6,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6.

John Gibbons, a 15-year veteran in the technology sector, will be leading sales for the Equals6 brand. Previously, John provided leadership as senior vice president of sales at me2me AG in Baan, Switzerland. John was also responsible for establishing an extensive global network of partners and implementing multichannel corporate sales efforts at Envox Worldwide and Nuance Communications.

April Macleod is a career development expert with over 14 years experience in career coaching, recruiting, entrepreneurship, education and training. She has developed and implemented innovative student recruitment programs while working for Dalhousie University, Innovacorp, and as a principal consultant with Talentlogix.

Michael Sanderson has over 14 years of experience in entrepreneurship, economic development, professional training and teaching. He has extensive leadership and project management experience from his role as manager of skills development and training for the Saint Mary’s University Business Development Centre. Michael is a seasoned entrepreneur and also serves as a part-time professor in the department of management at Saint Mary’s University.

About Equals6
Equals6 is a student academic and career development network connecting students to people and resources that can help them achieve their academic and career goals. Equals6 is where employers go to identify and recruit top-talent students and new graduates. WWW.EQUALS6.COM.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 25, 2011