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15 June 2017
| Natalie Bannerman
GTT has created a new carrier division and appointed Jeff Beer as its head.
GTT has created the new carrier division alongside two
others - enterprise and EMEA - in an attempt to accelerate
sales growth and enhance the client experience.
A new president has been appointed with each new division.
Jeff Beer heads the carrier division including all carrier
accounts in the Americas and GTT’s largest
web-centric clients. Beer who has been with GTT for roughly
eight years has held a number of executive roles at the
company, through the acquisition of Tinet.
Eric Warren leads the enterprise division which includes all
US government clients and all clients in the Americas. Warren
recently joined GTT after holding executive roles at Windstream
and TW Telecom.
Lastly, Martin Ford has been appointed as president of the
EMEA division, which includes, enterprise clients in EMEA and
carrier clients in EMEA and APAC. Ford joined GTT through the
acquisition of Hibernia Networks following
an extended tenure with Level 3.
Speaking on the new divisions Rick Calder, GTT president and
CEO, said: "Former GTT chief revenue officer, Layne Levine, has
left the company to pursue other opportunities. We appreciate
his outstanding work over the past five years and wish him the
best in the future. Moving forward, we are excited to announce
our three divisions and their outstanding leaders. We are
demonstrating our commitment to providing a differentiated
client experience built around the unique attributes of our
core values — simplicity, speed, and agility
— that define each client interaction."