CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/13 -- GINSMS Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joel Siang Hui Chin as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Corporation effective immediately. Mr. Chin will also remain the CEO of Inphosoft Group Pte Ltd. the Singapore based provider of mobile data services and solutions recently acquired by the Corporation in September 2012.
Commenting on the appointment, Jonathan Lai, Chairman of the Board stated: "Joel brings a wealth of experience in the mobile data services and solutions business and will help improve the implementation of the Corporation's business strategy. He will also help in the pursuit of new opportunities that have a potential to improve the financial strength of the Corporation."
The Corporation also entered into an amendment to the January 12, 2012 Share Purchase Agreement entered among the Corporation, Inphosoft Pte. Ltd., Inphosoft Group Pte. Ltd., Inphosoft Singapore Pte. Ltd., Inphosoft Malaysia SDN. BHD., Inphosoft Technology SDN. BHD. and PT Inphosoft Indonesia. The amendment was required to modify certain terms and conditions of the Share Purchase Agreement related to the adjustments to the principal amount of the convertible debentures issued by the Corporation in payment of the purchase price and placed into escrow following the closing of the acquisition of Inphosoft Group Pte. Ltd. in September 2012.
GINSMS owns 100% of Global Edge Technology, a technology company focused on providing inter-operator short messaging services to mobile telecom operators in Hong Kong. GINSMS also owns 100% of Inphosoft Group Pte. Ltd., a leader in providing innovative mobile data services and solutions in the areas of mobile advertising, mobile payment and banking, mobile service delivery platforms and mobile social networking services. Since its inception, Inphosoft has accelerated mobile data adoption through more than 100 deployments globally for mobile operators, financial institutions, media companies and enterprises. Inphosoft operates out of three offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Forward Looking Statements
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