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Top Executives from Around the World Join GlobalEnglish for GlobalExchanges 2007 in San Francisco

April 17, 2007 - Top Executives from Around the World Join GlobalEnglish for GlobalExchanges 2007 in San Francisco

Senior executives from global 1000 companies to discuss the impact of globalization on workforce management, the labor crunch, outsourcing and more.


Brisbane, CA., April 17, 2007 — GlobalEnglish Corporation today announced the start this week of GlobalExchanges 2007 Conference at the Le Meridien Hotel in San Francisco, CA. GlobalEnglish Corporation offers the only scalable enterprise solution to address the challenges of global communications for companies that operate as integrated global enterprises.

Representatives of Fortune 1000 companies--including Accenture, Arcelor Mittal, Bank of America, Deloitte, Hewlett-Packard, Reuters and Wyeth--from such markets as India, China, Eastern Europe and the Middle East are coming together to discuss the business issues that are affecting workforce management programs globally. Also participating are executives from top global consulting firms, including Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and McKinsey. Among the topics on the agenda are the labor and talent crunch, Business English proficiency, supply of qualified workforce, managing growth markets, global economic integration, business process outsourcing, and cultural intelligence.

"Globalization has forever changed how companies operate, and the level of complexity for obtaining and managing qualified workforces is much greater," said Deepak Desai, President and CEO of GlobalEnglish Corporation. "We are hosting this conference to provide our customers with a forum for identifying solutions to a problem that is spiraling out of control: the lack of a skilled English-speaking workforce and its impact on business collaboration and productivity around the world."

The event will begin with a welcome reception from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at Le Meridien Hotel. The formal program will start at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, on the "B" level of Le Meridien and will continue through April 20.

For more information about how GlobalEnglish can help provide performance support for your English language learners, contact us at at info@globalenglish.com.

For media registration, please contact Anastasia Marin at amarin@cpcomm.com, 415-442-4030.

About GlobalEnglish Corporation

GlobalEnglish Corporation is the leading online English learning and support service provider for business communication. The company is helping global organizations improve efficiency and operational integration by addressing the language skills gap. In a recent survey of more than 30,000 corporate employees, 91 percent said that English is "required" or "important" for their jobs; however, only 9 percent indicated that their current level of English was sufficient for their jobs in a global organization. And the GlobalEnglish service delivers measurable improvements to learners and corporations; 92 percent of active users reported that they were able to apply what they learned to the job, and 71 percent saved one or more hours each week.

GlobalEnglish is the preferred choice of many of the world's largest companies, including BNP Paribas, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, Eastman-Kodak, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton International, John Deere, Maersk, Mitsubishi Corporation, Procter & Gamble, Reuters, Unilever, and Wyeth. GlobalEnglish also offers programs for individuals, schools, and children. For more information about how GlobalEnglish can help your company improve communication around the world, go to www.globalenglish.com and click on "Corporations" or email us at info@globalenglish.com.

GlobalEnglish is a registered trademark, and the GlobalEnglish logo and The Leading Online English Learning and Support Service Provider for Business Communication are trademarks of GlobalEnglish Corporation. Other company and product names used herein are for identification purposes and may be trademarks of their respective companies.

English is critical for our success. We needed a solution that we could deploy around the world, would help any level and that would include tools that could provide instant help on the job. The only service that could handle this huge challenge was GlobalEnglish…It always comes down to money and our return on investment has been excellent when measured in productivity gains.

— Tony Gleeson, former Global Director of Learning Programs and Solutions, Deloitte LLP, U.S.

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