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August 16, 2013

Dr. Thomas E. Sawyer Appointed Chairman of the Board and CEO of Voip-Pal


By SIP Trunking Report Contributing Writer



Voip-Pal.com, Inc. had revenues of $63 billion in 2012, experiencing double-digit year-over-year growth. As the number of VoIP subscribers reaches 410 million by 2015, the company will be experiencing even higher revenues. In order to continue growing and face the challenges the company will face in the future, it has appointed Dr. Thomas E. Sawyer as Chairman of the Board and CEO effective immediately.


Dr. Sawyer brings more than four decades of experience in public and private high-technology field. In the public sector he is known for being the senior advisor to President Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and George H. W. Bush.

In the private sector, Dr. Sawyer has been employed as a high level executive, including CEO for many large organizations including: Chairman and CEO of NACT Telecommunications, Chief Technology Officer and board member of Global Light Telecommunications, Chairman and a Founder of Sacred Circle Health Care, Inc., Chairman and CEO of Innova Enterprises, Inc., Chairman and CEO of Brazil Gold Corp., and President and CEO of Mesa Corporation Inc..

The move to appoint Dr. Sawyer comes as the company reaches into the final development stages of its patent portfolio. Managing this intellectual property and capitalizing on the technology requires extensive experience. The Board of Directors believes the person they appointed is the right choice to help them move forward.

"I am delighted to assume the role of Chairman of the Board and CEO at such an important point in Voip-Pal's history. I look forward to working with management and the Board to help refine the Company's strategy and priorities to drive profitable growth and create shareholder value. These are exciting times for Voip-Pal, with a most favorable patented technology outlook, many opportunities to strengthen and grow, and directors of such stature as to be qualified to serve on any telephony Board in the world," said Dr. Sawyer stated,

This appointment comes after Dr. Sawyer along with Professor Ed Candy, and Dr. Colin Tucker was appointed to the board. Each new member brings to the table extensive technical experience and leadership skills to develop the patented technology of the company.




Edited by Ryan Sartor