VGTel, Inc. (OTCBB:VGTL) announces that Kirk P. McDonald has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. McDonald’s appointment will become effective 10 days after the submission of an information statement to the shareholders. A seasoned media veteran, Kirk McDonald has extensive multi-media experience across a broad range of media brands. As President of Digital at Time Inc. from January, 2009 to January 2011, Mr. McDonald was responsible for consolidating Time’s collective digital assets to deliver audience and brand solutions for corporate clients. As Chief Advertising Officer of the Fortune|Money Group from March to December 2008, he oversaw worldwide advertising sales and integrated marketing across the group’s print and digital properties. Prior to joining the Fortune|Money Group, Mr. McDonald served as the senior vice president of sales, marketing and client services for DRIVEpm and the Atlas division, both key units of Microsoft’s advertising business. For nine years prior, Kirk was a member of the sales leadership team at CNET Networks and held the role of Senior Vice President of Network Sales where he was integral in engineering hugely successful strategic partnerships with the top-tier of technology marketers. Mr. McDonald currently serves as the Board President of Camp Interactive, a not-for-profit organization that empowers inner-city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors and the creative power of technology. "The world is converging around Social, Mobile and Video media and we are just now beginning to see the impact on culture and politics in the US and around the world," said Mr. McDonald. "VGTel is poised to bring together applications and services in a way that will enable brands to connect with consumers and content in new, more engaging ways. I believe in VGTel's team and I believe in their vision. I look forward to working with them to help make that vision a reality.”
Larry Harris, President of VGTel, Inc. said, “Kirk McDonald is one of the most gifted and accomplished leaders in digital media. We are excited and humbled that he has decided to Chair our Board and we our looking forward to working closely with him as we begin to execute our strategy.”About VGTel, Inc. VGTel, Inc. is a media technology company providing personal media services and applications for use in social media and mobile communication platforms. Forward Looking Statement Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause a company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance and achievement. These risks and uncertainties are described in the VGTel, Inc filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including the report on Form 8-K filed yesterday. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company's plans or expectations.