SOURCE: World Ambassadors, Inc

June 22, 2006 09:18 ET

World Ambassadors Announces Additions to Leadership Team

Adds Veteran Leadership Consultant Dr. Barry Spiker to Senior Advisory Role

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 22, 2006 -- World Ambassadors, Inc., a diversified global leadership education company, today announced that it has added three experienced industry professionals in key advisory roles to complement and assist CEO Laura Brown in her efforts to further expand the scope and direction of the company.

Leadership expert Dr. Barry Spiker was added as a senior advisors and will assist in the development of the World Ambassador's Center for Leadership. Dr. Spiker brings more than 25 years experience leading organizational change and directing human capital development and management consulting with such companies as Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Mercer Consulting, and Price Waterhouse Coopers. A management consultant, business strategist and theoretician, Dr. Spiker draws from his background in the private sector as both corporate executive and start-up entrepreneur and from his knowledge as an educator and researcher. Dr. Spiker has published nine books and several referred articles in applied research, communication, organizational development and human capital. His subject expertise, analytical research and incisive forecasting make Dr. Spiker a contributing leader in the emerging science of "transformation," the next evolution of change management.

World Ambassadors has also extended its operational and financial management capabilities by adding finance industry veterans Chad Robinson and Jason Kuplen to senior advisory roles. Mr. Robinson brings a strong background in financial management and planning with such companies as Ernst and Young and Kevin P. Martin and Associates, where he has helped to oversee all aspects of financial management for several burgeoning companies. Mr. Kuplen brings a proven record of success in domestic and international business development and operations from his work with International Partner Group and The Partner Group, a U.S. venture consulting firm that services early to mid stage US based businesses.

The Company has also contracted marketing and communications firm the Hodnett Group to assist in the strategic marketing, branding and communications for the company. Finally, in an effort to better serve its global clientele World Ambassadors established its new headquarters at 255 Franklin Street in Boston.

About World Ambassadors, Inc.

World Ambassadors, Inc. is a diversified leadership education company that serves conscious lifestyle consumers. Our seven business units synergistically provide products and services that are unparalleled in their ability to integrate new communication and transformational technologies. Our business units are: Media, Leadership Education, Lifestyles, Internet, Peacemaking, Capital and Finance, and Technologies.

Incorporated in 2003, World Ambassadors is headquartered in Boston, MA and maintains a network of more than 25 expert consultants, offering several services including; consulting, custom and packaged leadership education programs, executive and individual coaching and training materials, newsletters and web-based follow on services. For more information please visit or call 617-241-7761.

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