Blackline Safety Expands Executive Team, Appoints First Chief Marketing Officer

Blackline prepares for continued rapid growth into global connected worksites with new executive marketing position

Blackline Safety Corp. (TSX.V: BLN), a global leader of hardware-enabled software as a service (SaaS) technology, today named Christine Gillies to its new global role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Ms. Gillies will join the company’s executive team as it prepares to further accelerate market adoption of its technologies, building upon a 428% revenue growth rate over the past five years and a decade of connecting tens of thousands of employees to their businesses across more than 70 countries.

As Blackline’s first-ever CMO, Ms. Gillies will join the executive team in delivering its proven portfolio of data-centric safety and productivity technology to focus on the entire connected worksite more broadly. She will spearhead marketing and communications strategies that solidify Blackline’s position as the leading connected worker brand while bringing the company’s portfolio of products and services to complex, localized markets around the globe.

“It’s rare to find a company committed to saving lives and improving productivity through innovation. I’m very excited about joining the executive team to help drive growth and diversification of Blackline’s offering across North America and around the world,” said Christine Gilles, CMO, Blackline Safety.

Ms. Gillies brings to Blackline more than 20 years of technology marketing experience, including a decade serving in leadership roles within rapidly growing businesses. She led and supported strategic marketing programs at product and SaaS technology companies, including SMART Technologies and most recently served as Director of Product & Client Marketing at Benevity, the leader in employee engagement and community investment SaaS cloud platforms. Ms. Gillies offers a proven record of visionary and strategic leadership, developing and implementing go-to-market initiatives and scaling marketing operations to bolster corporate growth. She will play a critical role in helping Blackline take its data-centered technology, software and services to the next level.

“As the industrial workplace continues to transform digitally, Christine’s expertise and experience will help Blackline extend its reach and diversification into a broader range of connected safety and connected worker industries,” said Cody Slater, CEO, Blackline Safety. “We are excited to have a strategic marketer and executive leader of Christine’s caliber join the Blackline team and look forward to the impact her experience will bring to our next stage of growth as we connect the workers of the Industrial world.”

Ms. Gillies will join the Blackline team at its Calgary headquarters starting from June 14, 2021.

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