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Press Release -- October 21st, 2011
Source: Integra Telecom
Tags: M&A

Integra Telecom Expands Executive Leadership Team With a New Position to Bolster Enterprise-Grade Telecom and IT Solutions

Integra Telecom Names Joe Harding as Senior Vice President of Product Management and Development

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20, 2011 – Integra Telecom Inc., a provider of fiber-based, businessgrade networking, communications and cloud solutions, has expanded its executive leadership team in preparation for continued growth by naming Joe Harding as the senior vice president of product management and development.

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20, 2011 – Integra Telecom Inc., a provider of fiber-based, businessgrade networking, communications and cloud solutions, has expanded its executive leadership team in preparation for continued growth by naming Joe Harding as the senior vice president of product management and development.

Harding brings to Integra over 18 years of telecommunications and product leadership experience in large- and mid-sized telecommunications companies including Level 3 Communications where he spent the last 13 years in several key leadership roles, most recently as vice president of product development. Throughout his career, Harding has achieved significant results in the areas of product management, product development, M&A integration,
go-to-market planning and e-commerce strategy.

“Integra is fortunate to have secured such a talented and proven leader,” said Kevin O’Hara, executive chairman of Integra Telecom. “Joe’s deep telecom experience and track record of developing and launching new product initiatives for the enterprise market will be a tremendous asset to our organization. Integra customers and employees will benefit from his leadership, as he is laser-focused on understanding customer needs and developing high quality solutions to meet their needs.”

About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. connects business by providing enterprise-grade networking, communications and cloud solutions to over 100,000 business and carrier customers in 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a nationally acclaimed, best-in-class fiber-optic network consisting of a 5,000-mile high-speed long-haul fiber network and a 3,000-mile metropolitan access network including nearly 1,700 fiber-fed buildings. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Integra Telecom is a registered trademark of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.

MEDIA CONTACTS
Raime Merriman, 503-453-8443, raime.merriman@integratelecom.com
James McIntyre, 503-546-1016, integra@mcbru.com

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