|[April 13, 2012]
TeleTech Announces Ruth C. Lipper and William A. Linnenbringer to retire from Board of Directors, Gregory A. Conley and Robert Webb Nominated for Election
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of
technology-enabled customer engagement and experience solutions,
announced today that Ruth C. Lipper and William A. Linnenbringer will
retire from the company's Board of Directors this year. In addition, the
Company announced that Gregory A. Conley and Robert Webb have been
nominated to stand for election at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on
May 24, 2012.
Ms. Lipper and Mr. Linnenbringer have elected to retire from the Board.
Both will serve as directors through the 2012 annual meeting but will
not stand for re-election to the Board.
"Ruth Lipper and Bill Linnenbringer have served TeleTech (News - Alert) with
distinction over their tenure as directors," said Kenneth D. Tuchman,
TeleTech chairman and chief executive officer. "We greatly appreciate
their experience and commitment to our stockholders, employees and
clients. We also look forward to the prospect of welcoming Greg Conley
and Rob Webb to our Board, both of whom will bring their respective
technology and healthcare industry experience and perspective."
Ms. Lipper has been a director since 2002 and serves as chair of the
Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board. Ms. Lipper has spent
more than 25 years working in various financial and philanthropic
leadership roles. Ms. Lipper is currently a volunteer chairperson for
the Lipper Family Charitable Foundation, a position she has held since
Mr. Linnenbringer has served as a director since 2003 and serves as
chair of the Audit Committee of the Board. In his 32-year career with
PricewaterhouseCoopers (News - Alert) LLP, a registered public accounting firm, Mr.
Linnenbringer held numerous leadership positions, including managing
partner for the U.S. banking and financial services industry practice,
chairman of the global financial services industry practice, and member
of the firm's policy board and world council of partners. Mr.
Linnenbringer currently serves on the Board of Directors of SunTrust
Banks, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed financial services company.
Mr. Conley has served as a chief executive officer of several technology
services companies including the Odyssey Group, Verio, Inc. and Tanning
Technology Corporation. Mr. Conley also held senior management positions
at International Business Machines and Galileo International, Inc.
Mr. Webb currently serves as the chief executive officer of the
OptumHealth Care Solutions business unit of UnitedHealth Group. Mr. Webb
was also the president of the United Resources Networks business unit of
UnitedHealth Group. Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Mr. Webb held
several senior executive positions at One Equity Partners, Willis, Stein
& Partners and Equity Group Investments, all private equity firms. Mr.
Webb also served as a consulting manager for Arthur Andersen.
For nearly 30 years, TeleTech and its subsidiaries have helped the
world's most successful companies design, build, implement and manage
superior customer experiences across the customer lifecycle in order to
drive shareholder value. As the go-to partner for the Global 1000, the
TeleTech group of companies delivers technology-based solutions that
maximize revenue, transform customer experiences and optimize business
processes. From strategic consulting to operational execution, our more
than 42,000 employees drive success for clients in the communications
and media, financial services, government, healthcare, technology,
transportation and retail industries. Our companies deliver
award-winning integrated solutions in support of customer
innovation and strategic
management consulting. For additional information, please visit www.teletech.com.
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