Jacques Kerrest joins Board of Directors of Elephant Talk Communications

08-Aug-2011   |    Go Back

We are pleased to announce the successful placement of Jacques Kerrest to the Board of Elephant Talk. Jacques joined the Board effective August 1, 2011.

Jacques has more than 30 years of experience in banking, finance, operations and executive management. He recently served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of ActivIdentity Corp, a security software company. Prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer of Virgin Media, Inc., a leading communications company (video, telephony, broadband and mobile) in the UK. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Equant, Inc., Harte-Hanks, Inc., and Chancellor Broadcasting Company. Mr. Kerrest served as a Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of CKX, Inc., until the company was sold to a large private equity firm. 

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Elephant Talk Communications, Inc. (OTC.BB: ETAK) is an international provider of businesssoftware and services to the telecommunications and financial services industry. The company enables both mobile carriers and virtual operators to offer a full suite of products, delivery platforms, support services, superior industry expertise and high quality customer service without substantial upfront investments from clients. Elephant Talk provides global telecommunication companies, mobile network operators, banks, supermarkets, consumer product companies, media firms, and other businesses a full suite of products and services that enables them to fully provide telecom services as part of their business offerings. The company offers various dynamic products that include remote health care, credit card fraud prevention, mobile int ernet ID security, multi-country discounted phone services, loyalty management services, and a whole range of other emerging customized mobile services.
 
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Since 1988, Bishop Partners ( www.BishopPartners.com) has been dedicated to excellence in providing executive search consulting to the information, media/communications, and entertainment industries, with an expertise in the intersection of technology and content in cable, publishing, entertainment, mobile/telecom, interactive/digital media, and related converging technology.


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