Communications, Inc. (NYSE:GTT), the leading global cloud networking
provider to multinational clients, announced today that the company has
appointed Ernie Ortega as Division President, Americas. Mr. Ortega will
lead the expanded Americas Division, including enterprise, channel,
carrier and government clients. GTT also promoted Jesper Aagaard to an
expanded role as Division President, Europe including the UK region.
Each Division leads all primary client experience functions including
sales, quoting, ordering, service delivery and overall client account
management to drive revenue growth for GTT.
Mr. Ortega brings extensive industry experience to GTT with a strong
record of delivering revenue growth. Mr. Ortega was most recently CEO of
Towerstream. Previously, Mr. Ortega held senior executive roles at Colt
Technology Services, Cogent, and XO Communications, and he began his
career at MCI. Mr. Aagaard has served as president of GTT’s Europe
Division since joining from GTT’s acquisition of Interoute in 2018.
Martin Ford will continue to lead the UK region, reporting to Mr.
Aagaard. Jeff Beer will continue to lead the Carrier business in the
Americas, reporting to Mr. Ortega.
“We are excited to have Ernie join the GTT leadership team as we execute
on our growth strategy in our Division structure. Ernie’s proven track
record of driving organic revenue growth by building strong teams
focused on customer satisfaction, retention and market share gains will
be instrumental in building GTT’s market presence in the Americas,”
stated Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “Ernie and Jesper will expand
GTT’s quota-bearing sales force to 500 representatives worldwide to
address the significant market opportunity as we deliver on our purpose
of connecting people across organizations around the world and to every
application in the cloud.”
GTT connects 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. GTT owns and operates a global Tier 1
internet network and provides a comprehensive suite of cloud networking
services. For more information on GTT (NYSE:GTT), please visit www.gtt.net.