SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of May, 2010
Commission File Number: 001-14475
TELESP HOLDING COMPANY
(Translation of registrants name into English)
Rua Martiniano de Carvalho, 851 21o andar
São Paulo, S.P.
Federative Republic of Brazil
(Address of principal executive office)
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TELESP HOLDING COMPANY
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Press Release entitled Telecomunicações de São Paulo S.A. Telesp Minutes of the 179th Board of Directors Meeting dated on May 19, 2010.
Norair Ferreira do Carmo
TELESP, São Paulo, Brazil
Tel.: (55-11) 3549-7200
Fax: (55-11) 3549-7202
(São Paulo Brazil; May 20, 2010) Telecomunicações de São Paulo S. A. Telesp (the Company or Telesp) (NYSE: TSP; BOVESPA: TLPP) hereby informs the Minutes of the 179th Board of Directors meeting held on May 19, 2010:
1. DATE, TIME AND VENUE: May 19, 2010, at 12:30 (Brasília time), especially held in Madrid Spain located at Ronda de la Comunicacion, Edifício Central, Planta 1.
2. ATTENDANCE: Antonio Carlos Valente da Silva, Chairman of the Board and Fabiane Reschke representing the Secretary of the Companys Board of Directors.
3. ATTENDEES: Attended the meeting the Board members that signs this minute, verifying the quorum according to the Companys Bylaws. The Vice-President of the Board of Directors, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete Lopez, delegated your vote to the Chairman of the Board of Directors Antonio Carlos Valente da Silva. The Counselor Miguel Angel Gutiérrez Méndez participated by conference call from Buenos Aires and the Counselor Luiz Fernando Furlan, participated by conference call from São Paulo.
4. EXHIBITIONS AND DELIBERATIONS:
4.1. Election of the Companys Executive Board for a New Tenure: After hearing the Committee for Nominations, Compensation and Corporate Governance, the Board of Directors decided to renew the mandate of the current Executive Board, reelecting, as follow, the actual Executive Board for the mandate which begins in this date and it will end on the date of the first meeting of Board of Directors held after the Ordinary General Shareholders´ Meeting of the year 2013: (a) President: Antonio Carlos Valente da Silva, Brazilian, married, Electrical engineer, bearer of the ID CREA RJ #31.547-D, enrolled with Taxpayers ID #371.560.557-04; (b) General Director of Fixed Telephony: Mariano Sebastian de Beer, Argentine, married, Business Administrator, bearer of the foreign ID RNE #V-187879-Z, enrolled with Taxpayers ID #214.062.628-11; (c) Director of Finance and Investor Relations: Gilmar Roberto Pereira Camurra, Brazilian, married, Business Administrator, bearer of the ID #7.990.926-7 SSP/SP, enrolled with Taxpayers ID #810.374.908-78; and (d) General Secretary: Gustavo Fleichman, Brazilian, divorced, Lawyer, bearer of the ID #19.661.903, enrolled with Taxpayers ID #784.792.077-87 and OAB/SP #86.434, all of them residents and domiciled in the capital of state of São Paulo, with commercial address at Rua Martiniano de Carvalho 851, São Paulo SP. The Counselor Antonio Carlos Valente da Silva abstained from voting on his reelection to the post of Companys President. The reelected declared not to be involved in any crimes and / or legal impediments that impeded them from performing the activities arising from their positions for which they were reelected.
No further business matters to discuss, the meeting was concluded and the Secretary of the Companys Board of Directors draw up this minutes, which was approved and subscribed by the attendant Board members, starting to be part of the own book. São Paulo, May 19, 2010.
Antonio Carlos Valente da Silva
Chairman of the Board
José Maria Alvarez-Pallete López
Represented by Antonio Carlos Valente da Silva, thought delegation of vote
Antonio Viana Baptista
Fernando Abril-Martorell Hernandez Francisco Javier de Paz
Enrique Used Aznar
Fernando Xavier Ferreira
Guillermo José Fernández Vidal José Fernando de Almansa Moreno-
Luciano Carvalho Ventura Luiz Fernando Furlan Narcís Serra Serra
Luis Javier Bastida Ibarguen Miguel Angel Gutiérrez Méndez
|representing the Secretary of the Companys Board of Directors|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|TELESP HOLDING COMPANY|
|Date:||May 20, 2010||By:||/s/ Norair Ferreira do Carmo|
|Name:||Norair Ferreira do Carmo|
|Title:||Investor Relations Director|