Global Telecom & Technology Strengthens Industry Expertise with New Executive Vice President Hire, Layne Levine
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. ("GTT") (GTLT: OTCQB), a global network operator delivering managed data services to enterprise, government and carrier customers in over 80 countries worldwide, hires Layne Levine as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Levine will lead GTT's customer growth initiatives, executing a plan that leverages GTT's global Ethernet footprint and IP Transit backbone, and spear-heading GTT's expansion into the Enterprise markets in North America.
Mr. Levine is an accomplished and results-driven senior executive with more than 25 years of proven success in developing highly productive sales teams. Mr. Levine joins GTT most recently from Alpheus Communications where he launched the company's Enterprise Sales Division. Prior to Alpheus, Mr. Levine was SVP of Sales for Deltacom/Earthlink Communications where he was responsible for over $300 million in annual revenue, 35 branch offices, and 300 sales, sales engineering and customer support professionals. Mr. Levine was previously the Chief Operating Officer at Airband Communications and spent over 15 years at Broadwing/Level(3), which included his role as SVP of global sales and support and other executive positions. Mr. Levine received his Bachelor of Arts in political science at Texas Tech University.
"We are thrilled to welcome Layne to GTT. Layne has outstanding credentials and a proven track record in our industry," said Richard D. Calder, Jr., GTT's President and CEO. "His extensive knowledge and expertise will make him an invaluable asset to the overall GTT strategy. Our customers and the quality of their experience with us remain our major priority. Layne will emphasize that customer focus across the organization and accelerate our growth as the leading provider of Network as a Service solutions across the enterprise, government and carrier communities."
About Global Telecom & Technology
GTT is a global network operator delivering managed data services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in over 80 countries worldwide. GTT provides customers with innovative connectivity solutions by utilizing our own network assets - linking over 100 Points of Presence across North America, Europe and Asia - and extending them through our 800 partners worldwide. Our Network as a Service proposition delivers flexible, reliable and scalable network infrastructure, capable of both public and secure private networking. We simplify network deployment by removing the complexity of multi-vendor solutions while offering the cost efficiencies of a single partner. For over 14 years GTT has provided world class project management, rapid service implementation and global 24/7 end-to-end solution monitoring and support. GTT is headquartered in the Washington, DC metro region with offices in London, Dusseldorf and Denver. For more information visit the GTT website at www.gt-t.net.
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