FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iTalk Inc. (OTCQB: TALK) (OTCBB: TALK) ("iTalk" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has named Mr. Philip Loh as its new Director of Asia Operations and the head of iTalk's recently established Asian Operations Office in Singapore. Mr. Loh possesses extensive knowledge and experience concerning best business practices in Asia; both in sales & marketing and specifically in strategic product sourcing.
"The Asia Pacific region is the epicenter for the explosive growth of new products that iTalk is offering to the US marketplace," stated David F. Levy, Chief Executive Officer of iTalk Inc. "Philip's 28 years of international sourcing experience in Asia Pacific countries, including India and China, will allow iTalk to leverage on his global supply chain management know-how to make our products the most competitive in the mobile telecom industry."
Prior to joining iTalk Inc. as Director of Asia Operations, Mr. Loh worked at National Semiconductor in Singapore in charge of Manufacturing and Capacity Planning. Later, he was recruited by Seagate Technology, as Facility and Industrial Engineering Manager responsible for all products transfer, factory expansion and setting up of new factories for Seagate Technology in Asia. Mr. Loh was also the Director of Operations for SubMicron System's Singapore based operations in Asia and in charge of Sales & Service throughout Asia. He also founded InterWorld Group of Companies and grew it to 23 offices worldwide in 13 countries ( Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, India, Japan, Peru, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Vietnam, USA, and Republic of Ireland ) spanning the globe with three manufacturing locations in China, Thailand & India and annual revenue exceeding US$50 million. Mr. Loh received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Singapore and Masters in Business Administration in the United States. He is also member of the Institute of Industrial engineers, EOS/ESD Association and Institute of Environment Science.
Mr. Levy concluded, "Philip's twenty plus years of experience doing business with China manufacturers make him an ideal representative of iTalk in the region. As founder of InterWorld Group, Philip built an extensive network of offices across the Pacific Rim with 5 of its 23 offices covering China's major cities. Because of China's status as the world's factory, it's the obvious choice to be the main manufacturing base for iTalk's products and with Philip's extensive experience at contracting reputable companies, we will be able to bring top quality China manufactured products to iTalk customers globally."
At iTalk, we are a mobile communications company using innovative and disruptive technologies to offer consumers a high quality cellular alternative while severely undercutting all major national carriers. Our lead product is the iTalk Sleeve, which when combined with an iPod Touch, our iTalk mobile app, and our aggressive pricing plans, provides consumers with a No Contract, High Voice Quality, and Lowest Price in the industry alternative to traditional cellular coverage. We will continue to search out and develop innovate products and services that will reduce consumers monthly voice and data charges while providing them with additional functionality. Through our access to an extensive network, we are able to offer nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities.
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