GTT Appoints Ernie Ortega as CEO

McLean, VA, April 23, 2021

 

GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), a leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced the appointment of Ernie Ortega as Chief Executive Officer, as previously disclosed in the Company’s 8-K filing on April 14, 2021. Mr. Ortega previously served as GTT’s interim CEO and Chief Revenue Officer.

 

Mr. Ortega joined GTT in 2019 as President of the Americas division. Prior to GTT, he held senior executive roles at several leading telecommunications companies, including CEO of Towerstream, Chief Revenue Officer at Colt Technology Services, and Chief Revenue Officer at Cogent. Prior to that, he spent 14 years at XO Communications in various leadership positions, including executive vice president of sales and marketing. Mr. Ortega started his career in the telecommunications industry at MCI.

 

“We have an outstanding team and a company culture that prioritizes the needs of our customers. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue working with such talented people who are dedicated to providing outstanding services to our customers across the world.”
—Ernie Ortega, CEO, GTT

 

“The Board of Directors took a carefully considered approach to selecting a leader for GTT as the Company intensifies its focus on cloud networking and managed services for the global enterprise market. We look forward to Ernie’s continued leadership,” stated H. Brian Thompson, GTT founder and Executive Chairman of the Board.

 

“I am pleased to accept the Board of Directors’ offer to continue my CEO duties and responsibilities,” stated Ernie Ortega, GTT CEO. “We have an outstanding team and a company culture that prioritizes the needs of our customers. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue working with such talented people who are dedicated to providing outstanding services to our customers across the world.” 

 

About GTT

GTT is a managed network and security services provider to global organizations. We design and deliver solutions that leverage advanced cloud, networking and security technologies. We complement our solutions with a suite of professional services and exceptional sales and support teams in local markets around the world. We serve thousands of national and multinational companies with a portfolio that includes SD-WAN, security, Internet, voice and other connectivity options. Our services are uniquely enabled by our top-ranked, global, Tier 1 IP backbone, which spans more than 260 cities on six continents. The company culture is built on a customer-first service experience reinforced by our commitment to operational excellence and continuous improvement in our business, environmental, social and governance practices. For more information, visit www.gtt.net.

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