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Telappliant strengthens management team with the appointment of Don McQueen as non-executive director

LONDON - Monday 7th January 2013 - Telappliant, the leading Internet telephony provider for UK based small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), today announced the appointment of Don McQueen as a non-executive director.

Don McQueen brings over two decades of telecommunications experience, having held senior-level roles in organisations such as Cable & Wireless and GemStar Europe. As Chief Executive Officer of GCI Com, McQueen increased revenues tenfold in just six years.

Tan Aksoy, CEO at Telappliant, commented, "I am delighted to welcome Don McQueen as a non-executive director. The VoIP market is an incredibly exciting sector and is showing even greater relevance to businesses that want to remain agile and competitive. We want to continue to grow our market position and Don will help to accelerate us towards our strategic goals."

Don McQueen, newly appointed non-executive director, added, "It is a great privilege joining Telappliant and at a time when the company is continuing to experience a steady uptake of its services."

Telappliant owns one of the largest VoIP networks in the UK, with over twenty thousand business customers. The company has 40 employees and annual revenues of just under £6 million.

The Telappliant executive management team now comprises:

Tan Aksoy, Co-founder and CEO
As an electronic engineering Imperial College graduate, Tan Aksoy started his career working as an analyst programmer, before joining Nortel Networks where he progressed to become a senior professional services consultant. In 2003 he formed Telappliant with Muhammad Nasim. In his capacity as CEO, Tan is responsible for formulating and driving the company's future growth strategy.

Muhammad Nasim, Co-founder and CTO
Muhammad Nasim is a Cambridge University medical graduate, with 15 years' experience of management consultancy and software development in the banking and telecommunications sectors with a number of firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers. Muhammad has spent the last nine years as a co-founding director at Telappliant with a portfolio covering company strategy; business planning; process improvement and automation; and human resources. His primary focus now as Chief Technology Officer is to drive ongoing innovation to ensure the company's range of VoIP services remain at the forefront of the telecoms industry.

Shahin Khan, Operations Director
Shahin Khan holds a Master's degree in information technology and started his career as a software developer within the financial services industry. He was head hunted by Dresdner Kleinwort to work in its foreign exchange software team for a number of years before joining Telappliant as a founding member. During his career at Telappliant, Shahin has managed various technical departments within the company and is now the Operations Director.

Nigel Appleton, Finance Director
An ACMA qualified accountant, Nigel Appleton started his career working for blue chip financial services organisations. After a role at Canada Life as a management accountant, Nigel moved to GE Life where, as Financial Controller, he assumed responsibility for a £2 billion balance sheet. Nigel then moved on to director-level roles at Bank Machine and Vision (Office Automation) before assuming the role of Finance Director at Telappliant in 2012.

Don McQueen, non-executive director
Don McQueen holds a First class BSc Engineering from Bristol University and an MBA. He started his career as a Shell International Petroleum engineer and has held a number of senior posts with multinational companies. These include Kodak, Cable & Wireless and Gemstar Europe where as EMEA Managing Director he built a £36 million profit line. In 1998 Don founded Pathfinder Telecom, where he developed 15 telecommunication patents before merging the business with GCI and becoming CEO of GCI Com. Since 2005, Don has led, negotiated, closed and integrated eight major telecoms acquisitions, growing GCI revenues from £5 million to £50 million.

For further information about Telappliant visit www.telappliant.com or call 0845 004 4040.

Notes to editor

About Telappliant
Telappliant provides Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony services to UK-based small and medium sized enterprises. It has been delivering Internet telephony solutions since 2003 and owns one of the largest VoIP networks in the UK, with over twenty thousand customers.

Telappliant delivers feature rich, highly advanced Internet telephony solutions and offers a range of services including hosted PBX, SIP trunking, global telephone numbers, high speed broadband and converged mobile services. The company is uniquely positioned to deliver state-of-the art, end-to-end communications solutions, offering high quality business support and dedicated, focused account management. A founding member of the Internet Telephony Services Providers Association (ITSPA) and ITSPA Awards 2012 Finalist, the company is fully ISO 9001 certified. For further information about the Telappliant services available visit http://www.telappliant.com.

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