Andover, MA, September 7, 2010 – NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVI, news, filings) a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced the appointment of Dennis Sherwood as General Manager of the Western Region. Sherwood will lead NaviSite's sales efforts in the Western Region and accelerate the adoption of NaviSite's cloud-based managed services offerings.
Sherwood brings more than 19 years of experience in technology sales and sales leadership to NaviSite. Most recently he was Director of Sales at Qwest Communications, where he had responsibility for major accounts in California and Nevada. Directing the sales management, direct sales, sales engineering, and sales support functions, Sherwood led a successful turnaround and drove significant new sales and revenue growth.
"Dennis has a proven track record of developing, implementing and managing effective sales strategies and driving revenue growth for innovative enterprise products and services," said Mark Clayman, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Sales, NaviSite. "Dennis also brings an intense customer focus to the role, which fits well with NaviSite's customer-first philosophy."
Prior to Qwest, Sherwood was Sales Center Vice President of Enterprise Markets at AT&T, where he helped retain and grow revenues from more than 200 Fortune 3000 companies in the Northern California area. Before AT&T, he was Vice President of the Western Region at Data Return and held several senior strategic and sales leadership positions at Pacific Bell/SBC (now AT&T) during a 12-year tenure.
NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI) is the premier provider of complex hosting, application management and managed cloud services for enterprises. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Application Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for enterprises looking to outsource IT infrastructure and lower their capital and operational costs. Nearly 1,400 customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers supported by approximately 600 professionals. For more information on NaviSite services, please visit www.navisite.com .