SmarTalk TeleServices, Inc. Friday announced the departure of Erich Spangenberg as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Spangenberg will continue as a consultant to the Company at the request of the Board. Separately, SmarTalk also announced that Jeff Lindauer is no longer serving as President and Chief Operating Officer, having departed the Company to pursue other interests.
The Board of Directors of the Company will be working with SmarTalk’s remaining senior management team to oversee the Company’s day-to-day operations, pending the closing of the Company’s previously-announced sale of substantially all its assets to AT&T. The Board of Directors may appoint an interim Chief Executive Officer in the near future and anticipates that SmarTalk’s operations will continue in the ordinary course without disruption.
SmarTalk Teleservices, Inc. is a leading provider of prepaid calling cards and prepaid wireless services. Based in Dublin, Ohio, SmarTalk maintains distribution agreements with the U.S. Postal Service and leading mass merchandisers, consumer electronics retailers, supermarkets, hotels, home office superstores and convenience stores throughout North America and the U.K. Visit the SmarTalk website at [www.smartalk.com].