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CIMA Group Appoints New CEO

CIMA Group, a telecommunication services holding company based in Miami, Florida operating in more than 10 countries with over 32 years of experience in the industry, announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a succession plan for the executive management of the Company. Effective February 1, 2014, Juan Martin Gomez was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Daniel R. Contreras, previous CEO, was appointed Member of the Board of Directors.

In his new role as CEO, Juan Martin Gomez will assume overall responsibility for all CIMA Group entities namely: Anew Broadband, Auris, CIMA Telecom, Hola America and RSL Telecom, with a new business vision to implement a long-term growth strategy while providing leadership to accelerate global business results.

“CIMA Group’s Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring the continuity of the Company’s senior leadership team and that the executive team possesses the experience, skills and character required to achieve the Company’s goals. With today’s announcement, we are confident that his leadership will further expand CIMA Group’s impressive record of innovation and continued growth in shareholder value," said Daniel R. Contreras, past CEO and newly appointed Director to the CIMA Group Board.

Spencer Lamy, CTO of CIMA Group, concludes: “I have the utmost confidence in this new direction and in the members of the management team. We will continue to drive technological and business innovations ensuring the continued growth and future of the CIMA Group companies.”

In his nearly 8 years at CIMA Group, Juan Martin Gomez held a COO position, successfully driving business innovation and record growth. Under his leadership, CIMA Telecom and Auris grew to handle more than 7 Billion minutes a year, providing termination and platform services worldwide.

Moreover, Auris’ continued innovation resulted in multiple new services focused on: Retail, Wholesale, Top-Up and Portal distribution, which continues to provide the Telecom industry with the latest technologies available, making it simple to become profitable and efficient.

Juan Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Administration from Florida International University and has participated in the Telecommunication industry for over 15 years. His business background and technology experience make him ideally suited to lead the next phase of the organization’s growth and success.

For more information about CIMA Group please visit www.cimagroup.com.

About CIMA Group:

CIMA Group is a facilities-based global telecommunication solutions provider and integrator. Since 1981, CIMA Group has provided retail long distance services, Wholesale international and domestic long distance services, fiber network solutions through its ownership in the Maya Cable and value-added platform service applications that support facilities and non-facilities-based telecom service providers and distributors to manage retail and wholesale telecommunication services.

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