Telecommunications Industry Veteran to Lead the Company’s Direct and Channel Sales Teams
SAN JOSE, Calif., January 25, 2011 — MegaPath, Inc., one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced the appointment of Chris Gellos as Senior Vice President of Sales. In this role, he will oversee the strategic direction and management of the Company’s direct and channel sales operations. A telecommunications veteran with over 20 years experience, Gellos brings to MegaPath a proven track record of building high performing sales organizations in both direct and channel sales.
Prior to his new role, Gellos served as Vice President of Sales at Speakeasy where he was responsible for the growth and performance of the direct and channel sales teams. On September 1, 2010, MegaPath completed its merger with Speakeasy and Covad, creating one of the largest end-to-end facilities-based IP communications networks in the country. Gellos has held a variety of management positions with telecommunications companies including Qwest Communications, Electric Lightwave, Citizens Communications and Line One.
“Chris has played a pivotal role in integrating all three companies’ direct and channel programs in a seamless fashion,” said Bruce Chatterley, President of Business Markets, MegaPath. “As we prepare to launch our new channel partner program, Chris’ vision on the direction of the sales organization will prove to be valuable as we mark another company milestone.”
MegaPath’s Channel Partner Program includes over 4,500 referral partners and Master Agents in the country. The new MegaPath, as a result of the merger with Speakeasy and Covad Communications in 2010, provides complete voice, data, private networking and managed security solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses throughout the United States.
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About MegaPath, Inc.
MegaPath operates one of the largest end-to-end communications networks in the country. In 2010, the company combined with Speakeasy and Covad to form a single company providing a full range of data, voice and security services for small businesses and enterprises nationwide. MegaPath helps businesses of all sizes to easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees and business partners to lower costs, increase security and enhance employee productivity. To learn more about MegaPath’s managed IP data, voice and security services, please visit www.megapath.com or call 1-877-MegaPath (634-2728).