Another Free Board Placement by Competitive Telecoms Group

CTG continues to grow both contingency fee services and free board offerings, now serving more than 80 clients globally

MAHOPAC, NY – November 17, 2022 – Competitive Telecoms Group (CTG), one of the leading consulting and recruiting companies in the Telecommunications and Data Center space, announces the placement of Michael Strople to the Board of telMAX, a Canadian-based broadband provider.

This recent announcement builds upon CTG’s many other successful board placements, including roles with Connectbase, Conterra Networks, Fusion Connect, PCTEL, R4, Seaborn Networks, United Fiber and Data, among others.

CTG assists existing and emerging telecom companies in creating a sustainable competitive advantage in their markets by developing unique strategies, and providing qualified and proven executives who can execute against these initiatives. The company’s core staff has been involved in high level negotiations with virtually every administration around the world, and is intimately familiar with industry and business issues and requirements.

As a result of the multifunctional structure of CTG, the company has access to an enormous pool of experienced telecoms personnel and frequently have direct knowledge of their past performance. This industry insight enables them to provide qualified, reliable and experienced staff in a timely manner. These services offer companies the opportunity to enhance the skills and talent at the board and advisory board level at no additional cost.

“The tremendous executive talent pool available in our industry, coupled with our far-reaching C-level relationships with carriers, infrastructure players and service providers, enables CTG to help companies identify, attract and place proven industry executives for Board and Advisory Board roles at no cost”, said Jerry DeMartino, CEO of CTG and former President of MCI International and former CEO of GlobeNet.

CTG anticipates that 2023 will be another record year for both their traditional recruiting services and board placements. The company continues to expand its recruiting efforts for positions at all levels within the telecommunications and data center arena and provide an expanded array of consultancy services that include management restructuring, operational enhancements and sales and marketing strategy.

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About Competitive Telecoms Group

Competitive Telecoms Group (CTG) is a specialist executive placement and advisory firm for the telecommunications industry. With an extensive proprietary database, experienced recruiters and proven executive leadership, the company’s knowledge, speed and network remain unmatched.

CTG was founded in 1999 in New York by Jerry DeMartino, former President of MCI International, the multi-billion dollar subsidiary of MCI. After more than 26 years as a senior executive holding senior positions in strategy, development, sales, marketing and international, Mr. DeMartino saw the unique opportunity to create an organization of senior executives and affiliates with extensive, competitive telecommunications and technology expertise to provide services to Carrier and Data Center players throughout the world.

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