Vringo, Inc. : VRINGO NAMES ANASTASIA NYRKOVSKAYA CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
NEW YORK - April 24, 2013 - Vringo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VRNG), a company engaged
in the innovation, development and monetization of mobile technologies and
intellectual property, today announced that Anastasia Nyrkovskaya will join
the Company as the Chief Financial Officer on May 6, 2013. Ellen Cohl will
remain Vringo's Principal Accounting Officer through the filing of the
Company's quarterly report for the first quarter of 2013 on Form 10-Q on or
before May 15, 2013.
Ms. Nyrkovskaya has over fifteen years of accounting experience, and most
recently served as Vice President and Assistant Global Controller at
NBCUniversal. Previously, she was Vice President, Corporate Finance and
Business Development, where she structured M&A transactions and partnerships.
Ms. Nyrkovskaya is a Certified Public Accountant. She began her career at
KPMG LLP, where she served for nine years in the Audit and Assurance practice.
"I am pleased to welcome Anastasia to the Vringo team," said Andrew D.
Perlman, Chief Executive Officer of Vringo. "Anastasia brings international
experience, expertise with mergers and acquisitions and broad accounting
experience that will support our business model. I thank Ellen for her
dedication to Vringo over the years" Mr. Perlman added.
"I am excited to join the team at Vringo. I believe this is a great
opportunity for me to become a member of an exciting growth company. I look
forward to assisting the rest of management in achieving their vision,
executing the business plan and creating shareholder value," said Ms.
"Working for Vringo has been a tremendous experience," said Ms. Cohl. "I have
enjoyed being a part of the management team as Vringo transformed into the
company it is today. I am glad to have been a part of the company's story and
look forward to working with Anastasia on the transition."
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"projects," "intends," "should," "seeks," "future," "continue," or the
negative of such terms, or other comparable terminology. Forward-looking
statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking
statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual
results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained
herein. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include,
but are not limited to: our inability to license and monetize our patents,
including the outcome of the litigation against online search firms and other
companies; our inability to monetize and recoup our investment with respect to
patent assets that we acquire; our inability to develop and introduce new
products and/or develop new intellectual property; new legislation,
regulations or court rulings related to enforcing patents, that could harm our
business and operating results; the inability to realize the potential value
created by the merger with Innovate/Protect for our stockholders; unexpected
trends in the mobile phone and telecom infrastructure industries; our
inability to raise additional capital to fund our combined operations and
business plan; our inability to maintain the listing of our securities on a
major securities exchange; the potential lack of market acceptance of our
products; potential competition from other providers and products; our
inability to retain key members of our management team; and other risks and
uncertainties and other factors discussed from time to time in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including our annual
report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 21, 2013. Vringo expressly
disclaims any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements
contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as required by law.
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