|By PR Newswire||
|October 21, 2013 06:43 PM EDT||
VANCOUVER, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Vancouver-based Teliphone Corp. (OTCQB:TLPH), is pleased to announce three new executive appointments for its wholly owned subsidiary, Teliphone Navigata-Westel .
Ms. Julie Van Baarsen has been appointed Vice President of Finance. Julie brings years of experience in public accounting and private enterprise, including her previously held positions of CFO, Director of Finance and Controller with several public companies to this role. As a Canadian Chartered Accountant she has a keen understanding of internal controls and financial processes which allows her to quickly integrate new acquisitions while ensuring the Company has a solid structure of financial controls.
Mr. Nigel Bailey has been appointed Vice President of Governmental Affairs. Nigel brings over 30 years of senior management and corporate development experience in the technology and telecommunications sectors to this role. Prior to this appointment, Nigel had acted as our Vice President, Government Relations on a consulting basis for the past 13 years.
Mr. Eric Unrau has been appointed Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. Eric is a telecom industry veteran with a proven ability to commercialize innovative technologies. At TeliPhone, he is responsible for leading the national product and marketing efforts as well as leading the organization's massive CLEC expansion program. Prior to this appointment, he spent three years leading our product and marketing team, and was responsible for establishing TNW as a CLEC in the Canadian market.
About Teliphone Corp. / Teliphone Navigata-Westel Inc.
From its origin in 1957 as BC Rail Telecom, to its evolution into Teliphone Navigata-Westel, the company, with over 117 employees and over $43 million in annualized sales, it is now one of the largest independent facilities-based Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLEC) in Canada. The company provides voice, data, broadband Internet, IT support, Cloud computing, Co-location data centres and IPTV service across Canada. Teliphone services carriers, business, government and residential customers on a national network which includes a wireless backhaul network, a trans-Canada SONET fibre optic network and multiple CLEC/ILEC mutual CO facilities. Teliphone also operates a US network and its voice and IPTV services are available in 47 countries.
This press release includes "forward-looking statements" as defined by the SEC. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein that address activities, events or developments that Teliphone Corp expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including anticipated benefits and other aspects of the proposed acquisition, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates. Except as required by law, Teliphone Corp does not intend to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
SOURCE Teliphone Corp.
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