The Board of Directors of Somos, Inc., the leading provider of neutral Toll-Free numbering and database administration services for the telecommunications industry, today announced the appointment of Michael Day to its Board of Directors and to serve as Chair of the Audit Committee.
"Michael is an accomplished business leader, financial expert and experienced board member," said Gina Perini, President and CEO of Somos. "I am confident that he will make an important and positive impact on our company."
Mr. Day most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of CSAA Insurance Group, a major provider of AAA-branded insurance. Mr. Day has also held senior finance positions at MTV Networks and the Walt Disney Company.
Mr. Day is currently on the Board and chairs the Audit Committee of Recology Inc., and Topa Insurance Group. He served as a member of the Board of AAA Life Insurance Company for eight years and during his tenure held the roles of Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Finance and Nominating Committees.
"Michael's experience as director and Audit Committee chair will enhance our Board and strengthen our focus on financial oversight and corporate governance," said Chair of the Board, Anna Patruno. "I look forward to his contributions."
In 2010, Mr. Day was named CFO of the Year by the San Francisco Business Times. He received an MBA in finance from Columbia University and a BBA in accounting from Baruch College. He is also a certified public accountant licensed in the state of New York.
About Somos, Inc.
Somos, a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, enables data integrity and access to fuel innovation and growth in Toll-Free and related markets. Somos operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry to administer and route data for the 41 Million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in use today. This service includes the Texting & Smart Services (TSS) Registry, the centralized registry to administer the use of Toll-Free Numbers for text messaging and multimedia services. To learn more about Somos, please visit www.somos.com.