October 14, 2008 10:00 ET

SPi Publishing Expands European Sales Team With Appointment of Peter Rogers as Director, Sales

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - SPi Publishing, a global provider of editorial, content production, and business process outsourcing solutions (BPO) for publishers and other information providers, today announced the appointment of Peter Rogers as Director of Sales for the European region.

Mr. Rogers brings with him over twelve years of consultative and solutions-oriented sales and customer relationship management experience in the STM, Legal, and Educational Publishing markets. In his new role at SPi, he will be responsible for expanding SPi's market presence and providing customized editorial, content production and BPO solutions for publishers and content aggregators across Europe.

Prior to his appointment at SPi, Mr. Rogers worked for Jouve SA where he held various senior level roles, with his most recent position being Business Development Manager for Digitization Services.

Welcoming Mr. Rogers to the SPi family, Mr. Bill Schieffelin, Senior Vice President, Sales and Global Account Management, said, "We are delighted to bring Peter on board and look forward to leveraging his experience and deep domain expertise. Europe is a key growth market for SPi, and Peter's appointment shows our commitment to better serve and expand our existing client relationships and to develop new client partnerships."

About SPi

SPi is a leading full-service BPO provider with offices and facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia. SPi has over 14,000 employees delivering a wide range of Knowledge Process and Customer Interaction solutions to diversified markets, including financial services, healthcare, legal, and publishing. SPi consistently improves operating efficiency, lowers costs, and helps to strengthen the competitive position of more than 500 clients.

SPi is 100% owned by ePLDT, Inc. ePLDT, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), the leading telecommunications provider in the Philippines. PLDT is listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PHP: TEL), and its American Depository Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: PHI).

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