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Vancouver, British Columbia CANADA, April 14, 2014 /FSC/ - CIBT Education Group Inc.(TSX: MBA, OTCQX International: MBAIF) ("CIBT Group") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lindsay Redpath, Ph.D. as President and Vice Chancellor, Acsenda School of Management, Vancouver, effective June 2, 2014.
Dr. Redpath brings to Acsenda more than twenty years' experience in leadership and innovation in the delivery of business and management education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the development, delivery and management of both classroom and online education. She was part of the original team that established the highly successful MBA program at Athabasca University, and she led its Centre for Innovative Management for several years as Executive Director. More recently, Dr. Redpath was
Vice President, Academic at University Canada West. She has operated organizations on a cost-recovery or for-profit basis with responsibilities for academic programs, admissions and registration, technical support, student services, marketing, and alumni relations.
With her background in human resource management and labour market research, she has a profound appreciation of the importance of both the local and global education enterprise in responding to rapid social, economic and technological change. At a more personal level, she understands the importance to each student of successfully matching their individual interests and educational achievements with opportunities in the workplace.
In announcing Dr. Redpath's appointment, Toby Chu, Vice-Chairman, President, CEO and Director of CIBT Education Group stated: "We are delighted that Dr. Redpath has agreed to accept this leadership role at Acsenda School of Management. We look forward to her contribution not only to Acsenda's growth and development, but also to the contribution she will make to the larger CIBT family."
Acsenda School of Management's Bachelor of Business Administration Program has been operating for more than ten years. Today, at its modern downtown campus in the heart of Vancouver, Acsenda brings together students from four continents and more than fourteen countries to work together developing their business knowledge and skills in a unique educational and multi-cultural environment.
About CIBT Education Group:
CIBT Education Group Inc. is an education management company focused on the global education market since 1994. Listed in Canada on the Toronto Stock Exchange and in the U.S on the OTCQX International, CIBT Group owns and operates a network of business, technical and language colleges in North America and Asia. CIBT Group offers cooperative joint programmes in 12 countries with campuses, recruitment offices and training centers enrolling over 5,000 students annually. Its education business is operated through Sprott Shaw College (established in 1903), Acsenda School of Management, CIBT School of Business China, and A-Plus Education Centers in China. Through these subsidiaries, CIBT Group offers Western and Chinese accredited business and management degrees, programmes in college preparation, healthcare, hotel management and tourism, English language training, English Teacher Certifications, junior and high school preparation programmes for overseas study, and other career/vocational training. CIBT Group also owns Irix Design Group, a leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada, Global Education Alliance ("GEA") and Global Education City Holdings Inc ("GEC"). GEA recruits international students for many elite kindergarten, primary, secondary schools and universities in North America. GEC is an investment holding and management company with a special focus on education related real estate projects in Canada. Visit us online at www.cibt.net.
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CIBT Education Group Inc.
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