NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) -
(OTCQB: VGTL), a multi-platform entertainment company, today announced the appointment of Martha Phillips, Wesley Kuo and Franco Gelsomino to the Company's Board of Directors, effective July 2014. With these additions, the VGTel Board will be comprised of five directors. Additionally, the Company announced today that it will introduce the members of its newly formed advisory board in the near future.
"We are pleased to welcome Martha Phillips, Wesley Kuo and Franco Gelsomino to the Board of Directors and look forward to working with them to build shareholder value," said Neil Fogel of VGTel. "VGTel is committed to fostering long-term growth and we believe we now have the resources and leadership in place to achieve this goal."
Martha Phillips from San Diego, California has an extensive background in lending and finance with both Wells Fargo and Sierra Pacific Mortgage. She is a driven professional with experience in sales, marketing, management and administration. Throughout her career she has demonstrated a proven ability to implement strategies that increase productivity and profitability. Ms. Phillips is also heavily involved in the non-profit sector and, in 2012, she was retained by Junior Achievement of San Diego to develop a $4 million dollar capital campaign and to design and build JA Finance Park, an educational program teaching students financial literacy through classroom curriculum and Finance Park experiential learning center. Ms. Phillips attended Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Wesley Kuo is currently the Vice President and Dean of the Asia Theological Seminary in Taiwan. Prior to accepting the deanship at the seminary school, he was Product Director of Energy Device at Aroma Wellness Company in San Diego, California. Mr. Kuo holds a B.A. in theology from Shengte Christian College in Chungli, Taiwan.
Franco Gelsomino of Boise, Idaho is certified in commercial investment management and is a commercial real estate professional versed in all aspects of real estate transactions, including managing the development and execution of representation contracts, purchase agreements, closing statements, deeds and leases. Mr. Gelsomino brings experience in capital allocation and leadership expertise to the VGTel management group.
"We made a commitment to recruit the very best, most talented leaders to guide VGTel's success," said Fogel. "Martha, Wesley and Franco each bring tremendous leadership expertise and experience to the table. I'm confident they will make enormous contributions towards strengthening our partnerships and building value for our shareholders."
Over the coming months, the VGTel board will continue to search for additional world-class directors.
In a separate press release last month, the Company announced that it will form Grand Schema Entertainment, a new company positioned to manage a film fund for the financing of in-house production and the co-production of television programs, documentaries and feature films.
About VGTel, Inc.
VGTel, Inc. is a multi-platform company offering products and support in the entertainment industry and is focused on a strategy of growing and building business units through investments and acquisitions. For further information, go to www.360entertainmentandproductions.com.
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