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October 19, 2018

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Pareteum Targets Growth in the Americas with New Hires


Pareteum Targets Growth in the Americas with New Hires
David Hess to lead business development in North America
David John to direct growth in Latin America

NEW YORK, NEW YORK– PRNewswire – October 19, 2018 – Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM), a global cloud software company, has hired business development talent to reach new customers in the Americas: David Hess has been appointed vice president of sales for North America; David John has been named managing director of Latin America.

As business development strategist for North America, Hess joins Pareteum’s executive level management to lead new business initiatives and contribute to the company’s global customer base; as managing director in Latin America, John adds to a global sales team at Pareteum that will break new ground for the company in untapped markets.

“David Hess and David John join Pareteum as we are rocketing towards our growth goals as a global technology company,” said Executive Chairman and Principal Executive Officer Hal Turner. “Hiring talent to expand our North America presence and connect into Latin America is the obvious step in acquiring new customers and new revenue that will ensure we exceed our targets.”

Pareteum Chief Revenue Officer Rob Mumby said, “Hess has an excellent track record of performance in sales and business development, and his talents are already bearing fruit. He has the leadership Pareteum needs to grow in the North America market.” Mumby added, “John brings strategic sales experience, political savvy, and a loaded rolodex to the team. Together, these two will bring new opportunities to Pareteum, and thereby the global community of customers we serve.”

David Hess has held prominent positions as the former chief executive officer of Telia North America and chief operating officer of KDDI Global, bringing 20 years of success leading operations and sales in the telecommunication, cloud infrastructure, and managed service provider markets. David John has led delivery and operations globally as a strategic partner of AT&T, Vodafone, Telefonica, Telecom Italia, Oi, and Sprint. He has provided solutions to telecom carriers and multinational enterprises in public safety, smart city, and internet of things applications totaling billions in revenue.

About Pareteum Corporation:
Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM) is a rapidly growing Global Software Defined Cloud company with a mission to connect “every person and everything.” Organizations use Pareteum to energize their growth and profitability through our Global Software Defined Cloud and complete turnkey solutions featuring relevant content, applications, and connectivity worldwide. Our Cloud platform services partners (technologies integrated into our cloud) include: HPE, IBM, Ribbon Communications (Sonus+GenBand), NetNumber, Oracle, Microsoft, and other world class technology providers. All of the relevant customer acquired value is derived from Pareteum’s leading Global Software Defined Cloud, delivering award-winning mobile enablement, regardless of the user’s location or network. By harnessing the value of communications, Pareteum serves retail, enterprise and IoT customers. Pareteum currently has offices in New York, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Barcelona, Bahrain, Singapore, and the Netherlands. For more information please visit:

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Pareteum Investor Relations Contacts:
Ted O’Donnell
Chief Financial Officer
+1 212 984 1096

Stephen Hart
Hayden IR
+1 917 658 7878

Carrie Howes
Rayleigh Capital
Dubai- London
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