Paltalk, Inc. Appoints Geoff Cook to Board of Directors
Will Serve as Member of Strategic Transactions and Nominating Committees
JERICHO, NY - (NewMediaWire) - October 11, 2023 - Paltalk, Inc. (“Paltalk,” the “Company,” “we,” “our” or “us”) (Nasdaq: PALT), a communications software innovator that powers multimedia social applications, today announced that Geoffrey Cook was appointed to the board of directors of the Company, effective immediately. The Company increased the size of the board of directors from five (5) directors to six (6) directors, and Mr. Cook was selected to fill the newly created vacancy.
Jason Katz, Chairman and CEO of Paltalk, commented, “We are thrilled to have Geoff join our board of directors at this time, as we embark on further advancing our business both organically and acquisitively. His experience, knowledge, and success in growing The Meet Group, and ultimately selling it in 2020 for $500 million to ProSiebenSat.1 Media, enables Geoff to provide us valuable guidance going forward. We look forward to Geoff’s insight and input as we evaluate the Company’s opportunities and continue to build and execute strategic plans.”
Geoff Cook, incoming independent director, stated, “I believe Paltalk has many great opportunities in front of it, and I’m pleased to work with Jason, the board of directors as a whole, and the other members of the Paltalk management team in building stockholder value for Paltalk. Having built and grown companies at similar stages to that of Paltalk; I believe my expertise will bring a unique perspective that will contribute positively to the team.”
Mr. Cook was also appointed to serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the board of directors and the Strategic Transactions Committee of the board of directors.
ABOUT PALTALK, INC. (Nasdaq: PALT)
Paltalk, Inc. is a communications software innovator that powers multimedia social applications. Our product portfolio includes Paltalk and Camfrog, which together host a large collection of video-based communities. Our other products include ManyCam, Tinychat and Vumber. The Company has an over 20-year history of technology innovation and holds 10 patents. For more information, please visit: http://www.paltalk.com.
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