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Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2005/08/09 - TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gordon Chow, President of VTech Telecommunications Canada Ltd., has joined TelePlus' Board of Directors effective immediately.
TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: TLPE), a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline communications products and services across North America, is pleased to announce that Gordon Chow, President of VTech Telecommunications Canada Ltd., has joined TelePlus' Board of Directors effective immediately.
EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE
Gordon Chow is responsible at VTech for the Telecommunication Products Business in Canada, having established the Canadian operations, VTech Electronics Canada Ltd., in 1986. Prior to joining VTech, Mr. Chow had his own Management Consulting practice, and held management positions with a real estate development company and a Chartered Accountant firm. Mr. Chow holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and a member of the Board of Governors of Crofton House School in Vancouver. Mr. Chow has served as a member of the President's Advancement Council of the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a director of the BCIT Foundation. He was also a member of the Royal Roads University - MBA Advisory Board, and a director of the Canadian Toy Association.
Kelly McLaren, President and COO of TelePlus Enterprises, stated "We are very pleased to welcome Gordon to the Board of Directors, particularly at this time when TelePlus is realizing significant growth and product and service diversification. Gordon brings with him solid experience in the telecommunications industry and in finance, and his understanding of the Canadian and US consumer markets as well as his manufacturing background in Canada and China are assets to TelePlus shareholders as we continue to deliver against our business plan.''
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VTech is one of the world's largest suppliers of cordless telephones and a leading supplier of electronic learning products. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. VTech is a pioneer in the establishment of China-based manufacturing facilities and sells its products via a strong brand platform supported by a well-established distribution network in North America, Europe and Asia. VTech currently has a presence in 10 countries and approximately 20,000 employees, including around 730 R&D professionals in R&D centres in Canada, Hong Kong SAR and mainland China. Shares of VTech Holdings Limited are listed on both the Hong Kong and London stock exchanges (SEHK: 303; London SE: VTH). Ordinary shares are also available in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs) through the Bank of New York (ADR: VTKHY).
TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. ("TelePlus") is a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline products and services across North America. The Company's retail division - TelePlus Retail Services, Inc. - owns and operates a national chain of TelePlus branded stores in major shopping malls, selling a comprehensive line of wireless and portable communication devices. TelePlus Wireless, Corp. operates a virtual wireless network selling cellular network access to distributors in the United States. TelePlus Connect, Corp. is a reseller of landline and long distance services including internet services.
The statements which are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to risks associated with the uncertainty of future financial results, additional financing requirements, development and acquisition of new product lines and services, government approval processes, the impact of competitive products or pricing a technological change, the effect of economic conditions and other uncertainties, and the risk factors set forth from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-KSB; its quarterly reports on Forms 10-QSB; and any reports on Form 8-K. Teleplus Enterprises, Inc. takes no obligation to update or correct forward-looking statements.
Source: TelePlus Enterprises Inc.