Call Genie Inc.

Call Genie Inc.

October 26, 2006 10:33 ET

Call Genie Announces New Director to its Board

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2006) - Call Genie Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GNE) is pleased to announce that Nancy Shemwell has joined the Company's Board of Directors.

Ms. Shemwell has an established record of managing dynamic growth across diverse, global business environments. She has held many key leadership positions ranging from Vice President of a large multinational corporation, and President of an independently operated subsidiary, to CEO of a mid-stage start up. Her experience covers a broad spectrum of general management, sales and marketing roles in rapidly developing markets.

Ms. Shemwell is currently Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Services for Symmetricom Inc., a world leader in the generation, synchronization and distribution of precise time and frequency signals used in wireline and wireless telecom networks, space, defense and avionics systems, and enterprise IT networks. Ms. Shemwell joined Symmetricom in 2004.

"We are delighted to have Nancy join our Board," according to Michael Durance, CEO of Call Genie, Inc. "Her extensive sales and marketing experience in high growth situations, and her industry knowledge and relationships will be of great value to the Company."

Other previous positions for Ms. Shemwell include that of president and CEO of Jovial Test Equipment and a sixteen year career with Nortel Networks where she held titles of President, Micom Communications Corporation (a Nortel subsidiary), VP Business Segments, VP Sales and Marketing, Wiltel (Nortel's largest enterprise distributor) and Director of Marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Ms. Shemwell holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Business Administration from the American Technological University. She is based in Dallas, Texas.

Ms. Shemwell has replaced Michael Sharp on the Board of Directors. The Company thanks Michael for his two years of significant contribution to the Board.

About Call Genie

Call Genie's HelloYellow™ service is operational in the Greater Toronto Area by dialing 310-YELO. The service is the first of its kind in the world. Call Genie partnered with the Yellow Pages Group in December 2003 and began the commercialization of the service in September of 2005.

Call Genie is a provider of enhanced voice directory services. Call Genie's services include the development of interactive voice recognition applications, marketing and sales planning, operational support, and the management of related technologies and network operations center components. Call Genie is a leader in the voice sector of the interactive, local directory services market - the business of bringing together consumers and merchants. Please visit our website at

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