McLean, VA, August 23, 2016 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that Rick Calder, president and CEO, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year in the telecommunications category in the 13th Annual International Business Awards. This is the highest award honor in this category.
Rick Calder was named president and CEO of GTT in 2007. Since that time, the company has experienced dynamic growth and financial success. Over the past several years, GTT has significantly expanded its service portfolio, increased its network size and physical presence in new markets, and dramatically grown its global workforce.
“We are honored to accept the Gold Stevie Award for Executive of the Year on behalf of our dedicated team of worldwide employees who come to work each day committed to providing our clients with superior service,” stated Mr. Calder. “This is an exciting time for GTT as we continue our rapid growth toward our next financial objectives of $1 billion in revenue and $250 million in adjusted EBITDA.”
The International Business Awards is the world’s premier global business awards program. The judges selected this year’s winners from a record pool of more than 3,800 nominations across 60 nations. Submissions came from organizations of all sizes across virtually every industry.
GTT was also honored with the Silver Stevie Award for Company of the Year in the telecommunications category and for the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Canada and the United States.
GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net.
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