DENVER, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTEC), a leading global provider of customer
management solutions, today announced the appointment of William A.
Linnenbringer, CPA, to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Linnenbringer has over 30 years of experience serving major companies
and financial services industry organizations, primarily as a partner with
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mr. Linnenbringer joined PwC in 1970, and
served in the St. Louis, Chicago, New York and London offices throughout his
32-year career with the firm. During his tenure at PwC, Mr. Linnenbringer
held numerous leadership positions, including Managing Partner for the U.S.
Banking and Financial Services Industry Practice, Chairman of the Global
Financial Services Industry Practice, and a member of the firm's Policy Board
and World Council of Partners. In addition, Mr. Linnenbringer served as
Global Relationship Partner for many of PwC's largest clients.
Mr. Linnenbringer is currently a member of the International Advisory
Board of Leadership Forum International (affiliated with Georgetown University
and Charles University in Prague, Czechoslovakia), and a member of the
International Advisory Board of Oxford Analytica, an international information
services firm that provides business and political leaders with analysis of
worldwide political, economic and social developments.
"Bill's experience adds tremendous breadth to the seasoned executives
serving on our Board of Directors," said Kenneth Tuchman, TeleTech's Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer. "His extensive background in finance and
accounting has provided him with the requisite expertise to qualify him as a
'financial expert' for purposes of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and makes
him an invaluable asset to our Board and Audit Committee. Furthermore, we
believe Bill will provide unique insight as TeleTech continues to strengthen
its global leadership position and capitalize on the significant opportunities
in a dynamic and evolving industry."
Mr. Linnenbringer said, "TeleTech is a global leader in customer
management solutions, an area many companies are sharply focused on as they
work to strengthen and leverage customer relationships. I look forward to
working with a prestigious team of Board members to further position the
company for continued success."
Mr. Linnenbringer becomes the ninth board member for TeleTech.
For twenty years, TeleTech has managed the customer experience for some of
the world's largest enterprises. TeleTech's innovative customer care services
help companies acquire, serve, grow, and retain customers throughout the
entire relationship lifecycle. TeleTech offers solutions to a variety of
industries including financial services, transportation, communications,
government, healthcare, and travel. With a presence that spans North America,
Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America, TeleTech provides comprehensive
customer care services to global organizations. Additional information on
TeleTech can be found at www.teletech.com .
SOURCE TeleTech Holdings, Inc.