Former Fortune 500 President and COO Felipe Alvarez Joins Perseus Telecom Board
NEW YORK, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Perseus Telecom, a global provider of connectivity, today announced that Felipe J. Alvarez has joined its Board of Directors. Former President and COO of Sidera Networks, Alvarez brings over 25 years of experience in both entrepreneurial start-ups and Fortune 500 companies to the Perseus board.
Alvarez comments, “I’m excited to join the Perseus Board of Directors. Perseus is delivering impressive innovations to the industry. I’m pleased at the opportunity to leverage my experience to further the company’s growth.”
The addition of Alvarez to the Perseus Board of Directors comes on the heels of Alex Viall joining the board in December 2011.
Prior to Sidera Networks, Felipe was President of RCN Metro Optical Networks, the telecoms business unit for RCN Corp, where he was part of the management team that successfully took the company private. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer at Con Edison Communications, where he played a leading role in the development and implementation of the network and its operational infrastructure. While at Con Edison, he helped drive the firm’s penetration of Tier One financial services firms. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from NYU and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from The City College of New York.
Dr. Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus, says, “2012 represents a year of rapid growth for Perseus. With the recent launch of QuanTA, the fastest Trans-Atlantic network available to financial market participants today, we are poised to reach new heights of success. The addition of Felipe to our Board is yet another strategic step forward as we look to the experience and insights of recognized industry leaders such as Felipe to help us grow.”
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About Perseus Telecom
Perseus Telecom is a global provider of telecommunications with a focus on ultra-low latency networks that works with the world’s leading fiber asset providers and technology owners to provide its clients with the right network solution at the right price. Perseus Telecom is able to access an extensive global infrastructure while ensuring that service-level solutions are also cost-effective. Perseus Telecom customers include: Banking, Finance and Fund Management Institutions; Broadcast Media and Entertainment Companies; Law Firms and Capital Partnerships; Global Manufacturers; and Pharmaceutical Companies. Perseus Telecom’s management team has decades of experience in major Tier 1 carrier companies and operates from offices in London, Dublin and New York. For more information on Perseus Telecom, go to http://www.perseustelecom.com.
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