GTT Communications, Inc., the leading cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced that Robert Westervelt has been appointed senior vice president for channel sales for the Americas division. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Westervelt was vice president for channel sales for the East region.
Mr. Westervelt will lead GTT’s indirect channel sales across the Americas including channel partner program strategies, initiatives and relationship management. As a seasoned channel sales leader in the telecom industry, Mr. Westervelt brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role.
“Rob’s appointment to lead channel sales demonstrates GTT’s commitment to expand the indirect channel as a vital component of our organic growth strategy,” stated Eric Warren, GTT division president for the Americas. “We offer our channel partners a comprehensive portfolio of cloud networking services delivered across our Tier 1 IP network, which are complemented by dedicated sales and marketing resources, a single business support system and a simplified commission plan. The combination of these capabilities, resources and commercial model distinguishes GTT as a service provider partner in today’s consolidating market landscape, and we are excited to continue to grow our indirect channel under Robert Westervelt’s stewardship.”