Elephant Talk Communications Corp. Appoints Yves van Sante to its Board of
Yves van Sante Brings Telecommunications, Investment and Marketing Expertise
to the Board
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 29, 2014
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Elephant Talk
Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) ("Elephant Talk" or the "Company"), a
global provider of Software Defined Network Architecture (ET Software DNA®
2.0) platforms and cyber security solutions, today announced the appointment
of Yves van Sante to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board"), effective
June 1, 2014. Mr. Van Sante fills the vacancy created by the resignation of
Johan Dejager. Prior to his appointment, Mr. van Sante had served as an
observer to the Board since August 1, 2011. From October 24, 2006 to August 1,
2011, Mr. van Sante was a member of the Elephant Talk Board.
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Mr Steven van der Velden, Chairman and CEO of Elephant Talk stated, "Our
Company is grateful for the years Johan Dejager served us. His wealth of
experience and industry knowledge created value for our entire organization.
We are pleased to welcome Yves van Sante to the Board and look forward to him
providing us assistance based on his vast experience in telecommunications,
marketing and investing. Based on his intimate knowledge of our company, we
expect him to begin making contributions immediately in helping to further
commercialize our technology."
Yves van Sante workedfrom 1987 until 1993 as Sales and Marketing manager
Central Europe at 3C Communications in Luxemburg, where he launched Credit
Card Telephony across Europe. Following this he led the Public Telephony
business unit at Belgacom, the Belgium incumbent. In 1994, he co-founded
InTouch Telecom. As its managing director he was responsible for business
development, sales and marketing. In 1999, InTouch was sold to GTS, a pan
European Telecom operator. Mr. van Sante became vice-president Business
Services GTS (London), where he consolidated acquisitions and turned the voice
Telco around into an IP operator. In 2000 he became Managing Director of
Eport, a call center owned by the Port of Ostend. He is a founder of Q.A.T.
Investments, which is one of the major shareholders of the Company. He studied
management, marketing and communications in Belgium and The Netherlands.
About Elephant Talk Communications Corp.:
Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK), is a global provider of
mobile proprietary Software Defined Network Architecture (Software DNA® 2.0)
platforms for the telecommunications industry. The Company empowers Mobile
Network Operators (MNOs), Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), Enablers
(MVNEs) and Aggregators (MVNAs) with a full suite of applications, superior
Industry Expertise and high quality Customer Service without substantial
upfront investment. Elephant Talk counts several of the world's leading Mobile
Network Operators amongst its customers, including Vodafone, T-Mobile, Zain
and Iusacell. Visit: www.elephanttalk.com.
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