MCLEAN, Va., January 9, 2019 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that Robert Westervelt has been appointed senior vice president for channel sales for the Americas division. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Westervelt was vice president for channel sales for the East region.
Mr. Westervelt will lead GTT’s indirect channel sales across the Americas including channel partner program strategies, initiatives and relationship management. As a seasoned channel sales leader in the telecom industry, Mr. Westervelt brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role.
“Rob’s appointment to lead channel sales demonstrates GTT’s commitment to expand the indirect channel as a vital component of our organic growth strategy,” stated Eric Warren, GTT division president for the Americas. “We offer our channel partners a comprehensive portfolio of cloud networking services delivered across our Tier 1 IP network, which are complemented by dedicated sales and marketing resources, a single business support system and a simplified commission plan. The combination of these capabilities, resources and commercial model distinguishes GTT as a service provider partner in today’s consolidating market landscape, and we are excited to continue to grow our indirect channel under Robert Westervelt’s stewardship.”
GTT was recently awarded the Solution Provider Innovation Award by Channelnomics Innovation Awards 2018 in recognition of the company’s innovative SD-WAN service. The Channelnomics Innovation Awards recognize visionary companies serving the evolving needs of the channel.
GTT is redefining global communications to serve a cloud-based future, connecting people across organizations around the world and to every application in the cloud. Our clients benefit from an outstanding service experience built on our core values of simplicity, speed and agility. A Fortune Future 50 company, GTT owns and operates a global Tier 1 internet network and provides a comprehensive suite of cloud networking services to any location in the world. For more information on GTT, please visit www.gtt.net.
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