Lingo Media Appoints New Directors at Annual & General Meeting

Lingo Media Appoints New Directors  at Annual & General Meeting 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/02/13 -- 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 English', is pleased to welcome two new
directors, Mohamed El Ammawy and Martin Bernholtz, to its Board of
Directors. At the Company's annual and general meeting of
shareholders (the "AGM") held in Toronto on August 1, 2013,
shareholders re-elected Messrs. Jerry Grafstein, Michael Kraft, Scott
Remborg and Tommy Weibing Gong as board directors. Anton Telegin did
not stand for re-election and Lingo Media wishes to thank him for his
time, efforts and support during his term as a director. 
Mohamed El Ammawy is the Chief Commercial Officer for Orascom Telecom
("OTH"). Mohamed oversees the commercial functions within OTH and
Vimpelcom's BU Asia and Africa covering market development, data &
product development, sales, public relations, market planning &
pricing as well as customer operations. Mohamed has more than 15
years of commercial and management experience, of which 13 are in the
telecom industry. He joined the commercial team of OTH nine years
ago; contributed to the success of OTH and participated in the growth
of many operators within the group. During his tenure, he achieved
and delivered many challenging targets in the markets of Pakistan,
Algeria, Egypt, Bangladesh, Tunisia, North Korea, and Canada. Prior
to joining OTH, Mohamed held different marketing positions at
Vodafone Egypt for more than four years. At the onset of his career,
he held various marketing & advertising positions at Coca-Cola Egypt.
Mohamed holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from
ESLSCA Business School in Paris, majoring in International Marketing
and a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Ain Shams University in
Cairo. 
Martin Bernholtz, BBA, CA is the Chief Financial Officer of Kerbel
Group Inc. since 1988, an integrated construction and land
development company. In this capacity, he is responsible for
strategy, finance, accounting, taxation and personnel. Mr. Bernholtz
has considerable sophisticated business experience in real estate,
finance and public markets. Mr. Bernholtz graduated with a Bachelor
degree in Business Administration from York University in 1981 and
became a Chartered Accountant in 1984. While in practice at Laventhol
& Horwath and at BDO Dunwoody he gained considerable experience in
the business valuation and litigation support areas. 
In addition, shareholders also approved the reappointment of Collins
Barrow Toronto LLP, Chartered Accountants as auditors.
The details of the matters approved at the AGM are set forth in Lingo
Media's Information Circular dated June 27, 2013 and posted on SEDAR
at www.sedar.com.   
The directors held a board meeting following the AGM and reappointed
Michael Kraft as President & CEO, Khurram Qureshi as Chief Financial
Officer and Gali Bar-Ziv as Chief Operating Officer. 
About Lingo Media (TSX VENTURE:LM)(OTCBB: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. Parlo is a fee-based online ELL training and assessment
service. Speak2Me is a free-to-consumer advertising-based online ELL
service in China. 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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Portions of this press release may include "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of securities laws. Forward-looking
statements contained in this press release are made pursuant to the
safe harbour provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current
expectations and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual
results may vary materially from management's expectations and
projections and thus readers should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements. Certain factors that can affect the
Company's ability to achieve projected results are described in the
Company's filings with the Canadian and United States securities
regulators available on www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml. 
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Contacts:
Lingo Media Corporation
Michael Kraft
President & CEO
(416) 927-7000 Ext. 23 or Toll Free: (866) 927-7011
(416) 927-1222 (FAX)
mkraft@lingomedia.com
www.lingomedia.com
 
 
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