AT&T Names Head of Greater China

AT&T appoints Johnny Ng as General Manager of Greater China

January 19, 2010

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HONG KONG -— AT&T today announced the appointment of Johnny Ng as the new general manager for Greater China. Ng will be responsible for managing the Greater China sales team and driving further growth for multinational customers in the region which includes Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Based in Hong Kong, he will report directly to Bernard Yee, vice president of AT&T Asia Pacific.

Ng has worked for AT&T since 1995 and most recently served as AT&T Asia Pacific chief financial officer. Over the past years, he was responsible for leading the finance organization to support the sales and operations in AT&T Asia Pacific and Japan. Ng and his team were also instrumental to complete the transition of the back-end support functions from IBM to AT&T in Asia Pacific as a result of the acquisition of IBM Global Network operations back in 1999. He has served on the board of directors of Shanghai Symphony Telecom Co., Ltd., an AT&T’s telecom services joint venture in China with China Telecom Corporation Limited and Shanghai Information Investment Inc. since 2006.

“Johnny brings more than 20 years of management and financial expertise to his role with a deep understanding of our business in the region,” said Yee. “Greater China is a key region for AT&T in Asia Pacific. I believe that with Johnny leading the team, we will continue to drive our success in Greater China region.”

Ng said that he is looking forward to the challenge of continuing to build AT&T's business in Greater China region. "I am delighted to take on the role of the Greater China general manager at this exciting stage in both our development and the business growth. I am proud to lead our team of first-rate professionals in Greater China region,” he said.

Ng replaces Sainti Li, who left AT&T after having served as the Greater China general manager since 2005. “Sainti has done a fantastic job of building our Greater China business over the past few years. We wish him every success in his future endevours,” said Yee.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)

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