ATLANTA, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yippy, Inc. (OTC MKTS: YIPI) (www.yippyinc.com) ("Yippy" or the "Company"), an enterprise unification company known for its Yippy EASE 360 platform, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") elected Arthur "Art" Huffman to serve as a director on the Board, fulfilling a previously vacant Board seat. Mr. Huffman had served as the Board's chief outside consultant since 2015.
Mr. Huffman is the principal and owner of A. Huffman Associates, LLC, an IT consulting and sourcing firm based in Houston, Texas. Previously, he served as the Chief Information Officer for Halliburton Company (HAL), the global oilfield services firm ("Halliburton"), where he was responsible for all aspects of its worldwide IT operations. Prior to joining Halliburton, Mr. Huffman held the same position at Air Liquide S.A., a multinational industrial gasses company based in Paris, France, where he maintained responsibility for the company's international IT operations. In addition to his technology background, Mr. Huffman has also held various executive management positions within Halliburton and Schlumberger Limited.
Mr. Huffman stated, "I've had the pleasure of working with Yippy for over two years, assisting with its data driven technologies, strategy and market penetration as a consultant. Now bringing my experience in-house, I hope to further assist the Company in achieving its goals and meeting the expectations of its shareholders. He continued, "I strongly believe in the search technology that we are bringing to market. The quality of the search based technology suite is second to none, and I believe our clients agree. Additionally, our Satellite Services Division is introducing technologies that present a real and disruptive force for satellite and terrestrial communications. The Company's tech, combined with its management and technical staff, provide a unique opportunity to create complete systems for highly secure access for our clients to Internet, personal and enterprise data, available worldwide through any network or combination of wireless technologies."
Richard Granville, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yippy, commented, "Art will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board. Currently, we are engaged with many top global companies covering many verticals, including healthcare, aerospace, Internet, oil and gas, telecommunications and finance. Our solutions work horizontally across all verticals in any network configuration. We are proud and excited to have Art in our corner in an official capacity as we maintain our ambition to expand Yippy's global reach."