WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jan 16, 2014) - ePals Corporation ( TSX VENTURE : SLN ) ("ePals" or the "Company") announces that in accordance with the Company's previously announced CEO transition plan, Katya Andresen formally assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Andresen joined the Company in June 2013 and served as the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer during the transition period. Ms. Andresen succeeds Miles Gilburne as CEO. Mr. Gilburne will remain as Chairman of the Company's board of directors.
About ePals Corporation
ePals Corporation ( TSX VENTURE : SLN ) is an education media company and leading Global Learning Network. Focused on the K-12 market, ePals offers school administrators, teachers, students and parents worldwide trusted content, interactive learning experiences, and a collaborative learning community. ePals' award-winning products include: popular children's educational publishing brands from toddlers to teens, including Cricket® and Cobblestone®; the ePals Global Community®; and In2Books®, a common core eMentoring program that builds reading, writing and critical thinking skills. ePals also offers SchoolMail365 and ToolsforSchool.com, a teaching resource marketplace connecting educators to classroom-tested content. Also new is a full service content-licensing, clearance and production service for education publishers. ePals serves approximately one million classrooms and reaches millions of teachers, students and parents in 222 countries and territories. Product websites include: www.ePals.com; www.Cricketmag.com; In2Books.com; and www.ToolsforSchool.com.