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TMCNet:  Vonage Names Johan Hybinette Chief Information Security Officer

[April 11, 2017]

Vonage Names Johan Hybinette Chief Information Security Officer

HOLMDEL, N.J., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of cloud communications for business, has appointed Johan Hybinette as the Company's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Mr. Hybinette will oversee Vonage's information and cyber security management programs to meet the growth expectations of the Company, particularly as Vonage continues to focus on providing business communications services to enterprise companies.

With more than 20 years of experience in information security, Mr. Hybinette brings to Vonage deep knowledge of the cloud communications industry and information security in the cloud. Most recently, he served as CISO at Hosting.com, a major international managed cloud provider, where he managed the company's vast portfolio of compliance certifications and led the organization's risk and compliance transformation to improve overall efficiency and communications.

"As our focus on the enterprise segment continues to grow, Johan will be integral to Vonage's ability to efficiently and securely serve our customers," said Vonage CEO Alan Masarek. "I am excited to welcome Johan to the Vonage team and know that he will make a positive impact on our business as we continue on our path to being the clear leader in cloud communications for business."

Prior to Hosting.com, Mr. Hybinette held both Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer roles at Schryver Medical, Inc., where he built a fully HIPAA compliant IT and security environment from the ground up, with an IT infrastructure designed to be a fully redundant 24/7 operation. He has also served in various security and technology leadership roles in the healthcare, data and information security services idustries, where a profound understanding of and ability to navigate compliance and regulatory standards are essential.

Mr. Masarek continued, "As Vonage continues its global expansion, the need for Johan's experience in global markets, from a security leadership perspective and his knowledge of foreign compliance and regulatory issues, will reinforce the continued development of our information security roadmap and protection of company and customer assets and data."

"Joining Vonage at a time when the Company is experiencing such tremendous and positive growth in the cloud communications space is very exciting," said Mr. Hybinette. "I look forward to being a part of the Company's continued evolution and focus on transforming the way businesses communicate and operate through cloud communications."

A graduate of Georgia Tech University with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Hybinette also holds numerous professional Information Security certifications.

About Vonage

Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of cloud communications services for business. Vonage transforms the way people work and businesses operate through a portfolio of cloud-based communications solutions that enable internal collaboration among employees, while also keeping companies closely connected with their customers, across any mode of communication, on any device.

Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform, provides tools for voice, messaging and phone verification services, allowing developers to embed contextual, programmable communications into mobile apps, websites and business systems, enabling enterprises to easily communicate relevant information to their customers in real time, anywhere in the world, through text messaging, chat, social media and voice.

The Company also provides a robust suite of feature-rich residential communication solutions. In 2015 and 2016, Vonage was named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as-a-Service, Worldwide. Vonage has also earned Frost & Sullivan's 2015 Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Hosted IP and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Services and the 2016 North American Cloud Communications Product Line Strategy Leadership Award. For more information, visit www.vonage.com.

Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC, owned by Vonage America Inc. To follow Vonage on Twitter, please visit www.twitter.com/vonage. To become a fan on Facebook, go to www.facebook.com/vonage. To subscribe on YouTube, visit www.youtube.com/vonage.

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