Philip Giles Becomes Vice President of Modern Earth Web Design

May 18, 2011 | Corporate Member News

Philip Giles

Dan Belhassen, President of Modern Earth Web Design is pleased to announce the promotion of Philip Giles to Vice President.  Philip has been with Modern Earth since 2009, and previously held the position of the Senior Account Executive.  He will continue to manage the business development team consisting of Daniel Alper and Shaun Furman, while assuming greater executive responsibilities and operational responsibility for Modern Earth’s custom services division.

About Modern Earth Web Design:

We know web.

From the creation of custom designed websites and e-commerce portals to the innovation of self-managed email marketing solutions and search engine optimization, to the means to energize the everyday and familiar aspects of your business or services into new growth, Modern Earth provides a unique combination of products and services to meet our clients need for a professional online presence that gets results. 

Our Story

In 1999, our founder Dan Belhassen saw an opportunity to take a different approach to website design and development.  He gradually assembled a team of talented and enthusiastic individuals that had both the skill-set and the desire to do “eclipse the ordinary” in all aspects of their work – from design, to programming, to content creation, sales and client services.  Modern Earth Inc has become the largest web design company in Manitoba, with over 400 clients in 6 countries over four continents.

 The team, often referred to as “the Earthlings”, has grown from three to over 30 people – you can meet us at  We share a passion for professional accomplishment and positive growth, guided by and contributing to Dan’s ongoing vision for what a 21st Century web design company can become – a one-stop resource for individuals, businesses, associations and agencies who want a focused result-driven web presence, using both proven tools and cutting edge technologies to achieve their goals on the World Wide Web.

 Dan Belhassen was recognized as business leader in 2004 when he was the recipient of the Smart Award for Entrepreneurship Smart Award for Entrepreneurship  In 2007, Dan was chosen as the Manitoba recipient of the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award at a gala awards ceremony in Winnipeg.   This Award is presented annually to highlight Canada’s best and brightest young Entrepreneurs and to recognize their innovative spirit and business acumen.

Visit Modern Earth’s website here.

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