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ALTON, England --Aug. 12, 1999-- TownPagesNet.com
plc (AMEX:TPN), a provider of Internet-based on-line information
services in the UK, today announced the appointment of Richard Walker
as Chief Financial Officer. A Chartered Accountant since 1990, Walker
rose to Senior Manager at Baker Tilly, one of the UK's top accountancy
firms. In 1997 he was appointed Acting Managing Director at Colourweb
(UK), the St. Helens-based printing firm.
Andrew Lyndon-Skeggs, TownPages' Managing Director, commented:
``We are delighted to have Richard on board. Following our successful
IPO and listing on the American Stock Exchange this past May, we knew
the time had come to move our financial operations to a higher level.
Our major plans for the future require an in-house, dedicated
financial team. Richard's financial acumen will play a vital role in
helping us achieve our target of rolling out approximately 3,450
online information kiosks across Britain within the next three years.''
``In the past three weeks, we have announced the key acquisition
of WWW.CO.UK -www.cinemas-online.com and two additional planned
acqusitions, namely Bowden Publishing, the publishers of the Local
Authority & Public Service Buyers Guide (www.buyersguide.co.uk) and
Morbria Limited (www.graphicpalette.co.uk), which specialises in the
design of websites and advertising services.''
``Working for TownPages is a tremendous opportunity,'' commented
Richard Walker. ``This is a dynamic and innovative company, pioneering
new products in the Internet environment. I am impressed by the vision
TownPages brings to the Internet market and the quality of its Board
of Directors. Initially, I will determine what additional control
systems need to be put in place, and will then look to recruit more
staff and build a full financial department to handle our projected
Town PagesNet.com plc operates TownPages®, an interactive
service providing comprehensive, up-to-date locally focused
information about specific towns and cities in the United Kingdom
through its Internet website (www.TownPages.co.uk) and its
fast-growing network of free-access information kiosks. The extensive
content, which is controlled for kiosk `surfer safety', covers
detailed information on 1,300 UK towns and cities, and offers an ever
growing range of website channels. The Company also offers a
first-class website design service for businesses and other
organisations. As part of the design package, customers' websites are
linked to the TownPages® website and incorporated into the kiosk
``Safe Harbor'' statement under the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995: This release contains forward-looking statements
that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, but not
limited to, the impact of competitive products and pricing, product
demand and market acceptance, reliance on key strategic alliances,
fluctuations in operating results and other risks detailed from time
to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
A. Lyndon-Skeggs, 011-44 1420 543468
Mike Rigby, 011-44 1295 224400
H.L. LANZET, INC.
Herbert Lanzet/DeeDee Lanzet, 212/687-0061
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