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Signature Worldwide Announces New Ownership
Founder Sells Shares to CEO and COO

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 7, 2007) Signature Worldwide, a leading provider of training and business solutions, announced today that Steve Wolever, president and CEO, and Becky Wolever, chief operating officer, have purchased founder Don Farrell's shares, making them majority shareholders in the company, effective June 1, 2007. This also marks Farrell's planned departure from Signature. 

Signature's Senior Management team remains the same. The company's corporate headquarters will continue to be located in Columbus, Ohio.  

Founded by Farrell in 1986 as a sales and marketing consulting company for the hospitality industry, Signature today has more than 250 employees and is a leading provider of training and business solutions to service-based organizations in a variety of industries. Farrell is leaving Signature to start a new business venture. 

Steve Wolever, who joined Signature in 1991 as co-chairman, and Becky Wolever, who joined the company in 1994 as chief operating officer, have overseen the company's growth and expansion into more than 46 countries on four continents. 

"Don and I have enjoyed building Signature from the concept of providing companies with the right tools for exceptional customer service into what it is today," said Steve Wolever. "It's been a great 15-year partnership. It just makes sense for Don, as an entrepreneur, to want to move on. We all wish him well in his next business venture."    

Added Becky Wolever, "Signature remains committed to creating loyalty and value for our clients through legendary customer experiences. We look forward to the future and to Signature's continued growth and success." 

About Signature 
Signature Worldwide is the leading provider of tailored sales and service training programs that result in greater customer loyalty and directly impact the bottom line.  Established in 1986 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Signature operates throughout North America and has licensees in four other continents: Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. For more information on how Signature's proven employee training programs lead to customer delight, please visit www.signatureworldwide.com/pr

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Contact:

Signature Worldwide Business
and Training Solutions
Becky Wolever 
Signature Worldwide 
800.398.0518 
beckywolever@signatureworldwide.com
WebSite http://www.signatureworldwide.com/
 


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