Primus Telecommunications Group Board Names Peter Aquino as Executive Chairman and Promotes Andrew Day to President and CEO
Jan 04, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Primus Telecommunications Group, a facilities-based integrated provider of telecommunications products and services, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Peter Aquino Executive Chairman of the Board and appointed Andrew Day North America Chief Executive Officer, to PTGi's President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan 1.
In a release, Aquino said, "An outstanding operator, Andy has established a track record of success in leading Primus North America through growth and transition over the past two years, creating BlackIron Data, PTGi's suite of eight leading data centers, and a North America Telecom business that now includes Primus Canada and our U.S. Retail business. After the sale of Primus Australia, the new PTGi is a North American-centric opportunity and Andy is highly qualified to manage the daily operations of our various business segments. I will continue to lead our corporate strategy and initiatives, and look forward to assisting Andy in reaching our 2013 financial and operating objectives."
Day had been serving as PTGi's North America CEO for the past year. Prior to holding this position, since June 2009, he was the Chief Operating Officer/CEO of PTGi's Canadian business unit. Andrew joined PTGi in 1999 and has held various senior positions within PTGi, including managing the marketing, sales and operations departments. Prior to joining PTGi, he held a range of marketing, business development and finance positions with major international companies including AT&T, Gillette and Xerox.
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