SOURCE: PlayPhone, Inc.

September 27, 2007 08:10 ET

PlayPhone Hires Andrew Page for Key CFO and SVP of Operations Roles

Solid Background in Finance, Operations and Strategy Fills Key Spot on PlayPhone Executive Team

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 27, 2007) - PlayPhone, Inc., a leading global, mobile media company specializing in the direct-to-consumer distribution of cell phone ringtones, wallpapers and mobile games, announced today the addition of Andrew Page to its executive team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the senior vice president of operations. Page will oversee all financial and administrative functions for PlayPhone as well as internal operations including information technology, customer service, business services and quality assurance.

"Andy Page's distinguished, solid background in finance, business strategies and development provides the lynchpin for our executive roster, completing the group of professionals that will solidify PlayPhone as the premier, dominant force in mobile media distribution worldwide," said Ron Czerny, founder and chief executive officer at PlayPhone. "We were looking for just the right person to fill this role, and we feel pleased and privileged that Andy agreed to join PlayPhone."

Page brings nearly 20 years of finance and business strategy experience to his new role. He formerly served as the CFO and senior vice president of business strategy at San Francisco-based StubHub, an online sports, music and theater ticket marketplace that was purchased by eBay earlier this year. Prior to joining StubHub, Page was CFO, vice president of business strategy and ran business development at Panasas, a storage networking company. Page also served as vice president, business development at ONI Systems Corp. where he managed ONI's merger with CIENA in 2002. Before his tenure at ONI, Page was the managing director and head of the Global Communications Group at Robertson Stephens, where he was responsible for the Communications Infrastructure and Software Investment Banking Departments.

Page holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University.

About PlayPhone, Inc.

PlayPhone is a leading mobile media company providing cutting edge personalization and entertainment content to mobile consumers anytime, anywhere. PlayPhone founded the direct-to-consumer mobile media distribution standard in 2003 and continues to establish new means for delivering wireless entertainment. The company currently operates its own leading mobile entertainment destination at PlayPhone.com and powers subscription-based mobile portals for the world's top entertainment brands. PlayPhone is based in San Jose, Calif. and is funded by top venture firms Menlo Ventures, Cardinal Venture Capital and Scale Venture Partners.

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    Krys Grondorf
    PlayPhone, Inc.
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