Telecom and engineering veteran to lead company’s network strategy
FAIRPORT, N.Y. – May 16, 2011 (Print-friendly PDF file)
PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET), a FORTUNE 1000 company which provides a diverse portfolio of voice, data, and cloud-based solutions to businesses nationwide, announced that it has promoted Todd Lechtenberg to Senior Vice President of Engineering. Building on his nearly 20 years of engineering and planning experience, Mr. Lechtenberg will lead the company’s network engineering functions including traditional TDM technologies, packet-based voice and data services, and developing new technology infrastructure.
Mr. Lechtenberg promotion follows the announcement that Sanjay Hiranandani, previous SVP of engineering and current Chief Technology Officer, had accepted a leadership role over PAETEC’s rapidly expanding data center and cloud-services division. Mr. Hiranandani will continue as the company’s CTO.
Leading a team of engineers, and planners, Todd Lechtenberg will continue to develop and execute a strategy for serving PAETEC customers with innovative, fault-tolerant solutions using the latest technological advancements. The team also engineers core infrastructure and next-generation product sets, while supporting the design and deployment of all PAETEC network elements.
Mr. Lechtenberg joined PAETEC as part of the acquisition of McLeodUSA in 2008. Prior to joining McLeodUSA in 2000, he held leadership roles in Network Planning at WilTel and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University.
Mr. Lechtenberg and his family will relocate from PAETEC’s office in Tulsa, Okla. to the company’s headquarters in Fairport, N.Y.
PAETEC (NASDAQ: PAET), a FORTUNE 1000 company, is personalizing business communications for medium and large businesses, enterprise organizations and institutions across the United States. We offer a comprehensive suite of voice, data, and cloud-based services, as well as communications management software, network security solutions, energy solutions, CPE, and managed services. For more information, visit www.paetec.com.