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
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
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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