SOURCE: Titan Global Entertainment, Inc.

February 21, 2007 10:06 ET

Titan Global Appoints Laurence Norjean as Chief Executive Officer of "eComm 3 Media, Inc."

MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- Titan Global Entertainment, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGLE) announces that the Board of Directors has appointed Laurence Norjean as Chief Executive Officer of the Company's wholly owned subsidiary named eComm 3 Media, Inc. which will act as the operating entity of its Media Distribution Business Unit.

Laurence W. Norjean has over 30 years of senior level broadcasting & marketing experience with major corporate entities & start-ups in the media, programming and advertising industries. Norjean is an experienced, innovative and visionary hands-on strategic planner in building and leading management, marketing and sales organizations. Norjean has extensive fund development, conference management, administrative, operational, affiliate & strategic partner development experience both domestically and internationally. He possesses exceptional presentation & spokesperson skills.

Before joining eComm3, Norjean was Managing Director & CEO of NorStar Media Entertainment Group. He led an integrated media marketing consortium representing major companies in the media, advertising & entertainment industries to produce and syndicate TV, radio, on-line and wireless programming, event marketing and new media. Norstar developed many advertising sponsorships and integrated media marketing partnerships with a long list of media/advertising companies as: WPP, Publicis/Saatchi & Saatchi, Omnicom, Comcast, Interep (Viacom & ABC Radio), NBC, Telemundo, Advertising.com, Winstar Interactive, Virgin, and many other media/advertising companies and their clients.

Norjean was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of this landmark broadband broadcasting, entertainment production, syndication and media sales organization that supplied broadband content to over 40 million viewers a month through its network of affiliates. Norjean managed the technological build-out, content development and advertising sales that delivered sponsored programming to major media affiliates including: NBC, Earthlink, MSN, Terra/LYCOS, Bell South, Clear Channel, Infospace and Comcast among many. FMITV produced original Hollywood entertainment programming, as well as, aggregated music & sports videos and provided media sales to all of our affiliates.

Norjean managed the creation of the first multimedia, award-winning media convergence portals (internet, radio & TV) KIISFMI, WBLSI & XTRAI, among many. Norjean managed development of international syndication of technology and content in Asia, Europe and South America. (A division of InXsys Broadcast Networks.)

Norjean was co-founder of one of the world's first & largest online classifieds companies (BuySellBid.com) and relationship technology providers -- RadioDate, specializing in media convergence and integrated media, creating many traditional & new media strategic partnerships between companies such as NBC, Clear Channel & Emmis, among many. Norjean managed all technical development, content development, marketing & sales, strategic partnerships, syndication, business development and M&A operations.

As senior operating director of Straticomm America, Norjean was responsible for business development, sales & marketing, creative production and the development of advertising and public relations programs and campaigns for clients in the film, advertising & media industries, including CBS & ABC Radio Networks, Westwood One, Orion Pictures, Interep, Katz Media, Crain Publications & VNU.

Norjean held the position of CMO for Radio Advertising Bureau national trade association, where he spearheaded all strategic planning and operations for marketing & sales on an industry-wide basis. Norjean additionally functioned as industry spokesperson to the advertising agency community, advertisers, and other national industrial trade and regulatory organizations (NAB & FCC). Norjean had hands-on management of 8 regional sales offices heading up a national business development team that generated more that $400 mm in new revenue for the radio industry during his tenure.

Previously, as Senior VP/International Sales at VNI, Norjean inaugurated a successful music video network throughout the US & Canada including the technical development of the Box, cable TV's first music video request line. Norjean Formed strategic relationships with Hilton, Sheraton, TGIF, Reiss, & others.

At Metromedia TV & Radio Norjean was responsible for corporate, national & local market advertising, public relations & sales promotion for more than 60 owned & operated and represented major market Radio & TV stations. Norjean transitioned to this position from production & production management positions at Metromedia Television & Metromedia News (10 o'clock News - WNYW-TV).

Prior to Metromedia News Norjean held the position of NY Television Syndication Manager at Metromedia Producers Corporation (MPC-Wolper Productions.) Norjean held various positions (PA, AP & AD) and responsibilities in the production, post-production and distribution of the "National Geographic Series," "Truth or Consequences," "The Merv Griffin Show," "The Jacque Cousteau Series," "The Untamed World," "Hallmark Hall of Fame," among many other national & international TV properties.

Jim Pugh, Chairman & CEO of Titan, stated, "We are excited about this appointment and the level of experience Laurence brings to the team. Laurence will provide the leadership necessary to implement our personalized entertainment media distribution portal. Laurence is not new to Titan. For the last six months Laurence has worked as a marketing advisor and has been responsible for the establishment of private label marketing channels and merchandising contracts which will be announced at a later date. Shareholders should expect great things as we continue to complete our restructure efforts."

Titan Global Entertainment, Inc. is a multi-faceted entertainment company that specializes in media distribution through its state-of-the-art web portal -- www.ecomm3.com and traditional record production and marketing through Universal Music Group distribution, television, publishing and artist management through its eGo Music and Pyramid labels. Titan is dedicated to supplying new emerging technologies for music to talented artists of various backgrounds on the worldwide web.

Safe Harbor -- This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, product delivery, the management of growth, market acceptance of certain products and other risks. These forward-looking statements are made in reliance on the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. For further information about these factors that could affect Titan Global Entertainment, Inc. future results, please contact the Company directly. Prospective investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. Actual results may differ materially from management expectations.

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