Sad news today from AIMS(Association of Internet Marketing & Sales) President Bruce Powell, AIMS General Manager Kathryn Lagden is leaving the association – Canada’s largest organization for Internet marketers.
Here’s the announcement he just sent to AIMS members:
On behalf of the board of directors, I’m writing to share the news that Kathryn Lagden, General Manager of AIMS, is leaving the association and moving on to a new opportunity.
This was a tough decision for Kathryn. As many of you know she is passionate about AIMS and the role it plays in bringing together the internet marketing community. She has been offered an exciting opportunity and has made the difficult choice to leave AIMS.
Thanks to an active community of members, volunteers, and sponsors we’ve implemented a number of initiatives at AIMS over the last year and we’re well poised for continued growth and expansion as we hire new leadership to manage the day-to-day operations.
Over the next month, Kathryn will be putting the pieces in place for a successful transition. She will remain the main point of contact for the next few weeks and will provide updates as we transition her responsibilities.
The last few years have been an exciting time of renewed activity in the internet sector. AIMS has experienced a similar renewal and will continue building on this resurgence. We’re committed to implementing new initiatives to help members connect, discuss, learn and network at our monthly events and online.
Kathryn has made an enormous contribution to AIMS in the past year and we are grateful for her hard work, resourcefulness and dedication. While we are sorry to see her leave, we are at the same time pleased for her as she heads off to her new role. I hope you’ll join me in thanking Kathryn and wish her all the best in her future endeavours.
I’m really sorry to see Kathryn go as AIMS has really thrived under her guidance. Having done what she does for many years I know that it is a tiring and thankless job that also has incredible rewards.
I hope that AIMS can find someone to keep the momentum going now that Kathryn will not longer by their chief instigator.