TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) - Lingo Media Corporation (TSX VENTURE:LM) (OTCBB:LMDCF) ("Lingo Media" or the "Company") an ESL industry acquisition company that is Changing the way the world learns is pleased to announce the appointment of Hassan Helmy to its Board of Directors.
Hassan Helmy is Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board Member of Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. Mr. Helmy has more than 28 years of experience in various financial and audit roles, the last of which was the CFO of Telecom Egypt. He was Senior Partner at KPMG Egypt, where he specialized in the audit of telecommunication companies alongside a long list of international clients. Mr. Helmy is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants - United Kingdom and a fellow of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors. He was a board member in Telecom Egypt, Vodafone Egypt and TE Data.
Mr. Helmy willl be replacing Mohamed El Ammawy as Global Telecom Holdings' board appointee. Lingo Media wishes to thank Mr. El Ammawy for his time, effort and contributions during his term as a board director.
About Lingo Media (TSX VENTURE:LM) (LMDCF)
Lingo Media Corporation (www.lingomedia.com) is an ESL industry acquisition company that is Changing the way the world learns English, focused on English language learning ("ELL") on an international scale through its four distinct business units: ELL Technologies; Parlo; Speak2Me; and Lingo Learning. ELL Technologies is a globally-established ELL multi-media and online training company marketed under the Q Group brand (www.elltechnologies.com). Parlo is a fee-based online ELL training and assessment service (www.parlo.com). Speak2Me is a free-to-consumer advertising-based online ELL service in China (www.speak2me.cn). Lingo Learning is a print-based publisher of ELL programs in China. Lingo Media has formed successful relationships with key government and industry organizations, establishing a strong presence in China's education market of more than 300 million students. The Company continues to expand its ELL offerings and is extending its reach globally.
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