SOURCE: Pizza International, Inc.

February 16, 2007 15:00 ET

Pizza International Names Tim Simpson Chairman/CEO

DELRAY BEACH, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2007 --Pizza International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PZZL) and its Board of Directors have appointed Tim Simpson as the corporation's new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. In his new position, Mr. Simpson will report to the Board of Directors and will be fully responsible for the operations of Pizza International, Inc., both in the United States and abroad.

"We are extremely pleased to appoint Tim Simpson to this challenging position," said Mary Radamsky, former Chairman of the Board of Pizza International. "I feel his extensive knowledge of our products and services, his telecommunications and Internet backgrounds, and his solid relationships with people in the industry make Tim a great fit for our management team and well-suited to lead the Company as we move forward."

Prior to Pizza International, Inc., Mr. Simpson held key management positions at IBM, Siemens Communications Systems, and Cisco Systems. He brings over 30 years of experience in the Telecommunications, Internet and Computer Telephony industries.

While at IBM, Mr. Simpson was a key driver/contributor to the success of the IBM PC in its initial phase. He also spearheaded the Sales Organization at Siemens Communications, driving several million dollars in sales in the CLEC and IXC switching markets. He was an integral part of Cisco Systems' sales drive to become a major player in the VoIP service provider markets.

Mr. Simpson played a key role in Pizza International's recent acquisition of Pizza.Net, a National pizza search engine. As a consultant, Simpson also assisted the organization in preparing for its transition to a public company. "I am very excited about Pizza International's mission to acquire and evolve Internet savvy entities that are family oriented," said Simpson. "Pizza.Net is one of them and is now in the process of integrating new state-of-the-art search technologies that will enhance its position as 'the world's largest pizza search engine.'"


Pizza International, Inc. was formed to answer current and future Internet preferences of families with children, couples, single adults, seniors, students, executives and office personnel seeking quality products and services that are easily accessible. Based on the fact that change is escalating, the company focuses on innovations and necessities capable of keeping up with technology and consumer demands. The company mission is to acquire or create unique Internet enterprises that offer but are not limited to the expedited access to entertainment, food, financial services, travel, learning, news and targeted information, and innovative consumer products through e-commerce. They also will provide a community of services that make Internet communication easier and safer. The first two acquisitions have included www.Pizza.Net, the largest Internet pizza search engine soon to incorporate on-line ordering, and, offering custom photo personalized DVD cartoons that put any child in the picture.

Legal Notice Regarding Statements Including Those That are Forward Looking.

The statements in this press release regarding real or implied expectations with regard to the future impact on the company's results from acquisitions or developed properties are forward-looking statements and are within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The statements in the above document may also contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Although every effort has been made not to include statements that involve risk and uncertainties, that may be the case and such statements are subject to change at any time. There are no anticipated results detailed in the above statements, however, actual results may differ materially from expected or implied results.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Annette Fuller
    Phone: 888-439-1510

    Investor Relations
    Tim Simpson
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    Pizza International, Inc.
    255 NE 2nd Avenue
    Delray Beach, FL 33444