Voip-Pal.com Inc. (“Voip-Pal”) (OTC Pink:VPLM) announced today that board member, Dr. Colin Tucker has been appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Voip-Pal. Dr. Tucker will assume his new position effective immediately.
Dr. Tucker Studied Electrical Engineering at Manchester University completing his studies with a Doctorate following research into the optimum techniques for interfacing humans with computer driven displays. He was a founding member of Orange plc, a company he helped grow into a mobile network leader, generating billions in annual revenues and operating in six countries. Orange was sold to France Telecom for £25 billion (approximately $38 billion USD). Dr. Tucker has served as a Director and CEO of Hutchison 3G, in addition to having served on the boards of many companies over his distinguished career. He was listed as one of the 8 key people to know in the Telecommunications sector by Financial Times.
Dr. Tucker stated, "I am delighted to take on the role of Deputy Chairman of the Board for Voip-Pal at this crucial and exciting phase of the company's development. I look forward to working with our new Chairman Dr. Sawyer and the rest of the board and management to optimize for shareholders the value of the company's unique portfolio of IPR and software."
Dr. Thomas Sawyer, Chairman and CEO of Voip-Pal stated, "I have known Dr. Tucker for almost two decades and during our association have gained the greatest respect for his management and technical expertise. He is easily qualified to serve on any telephony Board in the world. VoIP-Pal is most fortunate to have him as our Deputy Chairman."About Voip-Pal.com Inc. Voip-Pal.Com, Inc. (“Voip-Pal”) is a publicly traded corporation (OTC Pink: VPLM) incorporated in December of 1997 in the State of Nevada and headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Voip-Pal is a technical leader in the broadband Voice-over-Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) market with the ownership and development of a portfolio of leading edge VoIP Patent Applications. Through its retail website, www.PlatinumPhone.com, Voip-Pal is also a provider of local and long-distance VoIP telephone services for next generation devices including smartphones, tablets and cell phones. Voip-Pal’s primary products are VoIP patent application technology The Company is currently developing, testing, and administrating the patent process to ultimately license or sell the patents once they have been issued. The addition of Voip-Pal’s patent portfolio has immediately advanced Voip-Pal as a technical leader in the VoIP services market which had revenues of $63 billion in 2012 and is experiencing double digit year-over-year growth. The patent application portfolio has greatly enhanced shareholder value and is expected to contribute to significant future revenue growth for Voip-Pal.com as the number of mobile VoIP subscribers is projected to reach 410 million by 2015.