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GP Strategies Acquires China-Based Communication Consulting

Elkridge, MD. February 15, 2011. – GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), announced that its principal operating subsidiary, global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), has acquired Communication Consulting, a China-based training and consulting company with offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China, and Haryana(New Delhi) in India.  Communication Consulting designs and delivers customized training solutions and specializes in the areas of leadership, communication skills, sales and customer service training. 

Since 1995, Communication Consulting has helped enable staff, promote cross-cultural understanding and develop leaders through their professional training programs that are available for delivery in Chinese and English.  

Scott Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer of GP Strategies, stated, “The expansion of training services in China is a key initiative of the Company and the acquisition of Communication Consulting provides us with a strong foundation to serve our  multi-national customers with operations there. Our clients have been asking about our ability to support them in China and we look at China as a major potential growth area for GP. Communication Consulting has a 15 year history providing training services to multi-national and other organizations, including some existing GP clients, and has the experience, instructors, English/Chinese course library and favorable references for providing quality training in the Asia Pacific region. We are pleased to have them as part of the GP family.”

To learn more about Communication Consulting, visit www.comcon.com.cn.

About GP

GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX).  GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services.  GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients.  Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.  Additional information may be found at http://www.gpworldwide.com.

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Scott N. Greenberg
Chief Executive Officer
(410) 379-3640

Sharon Esposito-Mayer
Chief Financial Officer
(410) 379-3636

Jamie Coffey
Director, Communications
(443) 255-3400