Altanta-based IP communications firm Brightlink IP has appointed John Belanger as an executive vice president to drive global sales and oversee key customers in Brightlink IP’s portfolio. Belanger specialises in the wholesale marketplace – and now brings an expert, 360-degree view of the industry to Brightlink IP.
Belanger, a telecom industry veteran, has more than 35 years of experience. He has served as SVP US Domestic Sales for Peerless Network, Inc., VP North American Sales for Telarix, and SVP – Service Provider Sales for IntelePeer, Inc. His career history also includes positions with France Telecom (now Orange), MCI (acquired by Verizon) and EDS Advanced Solutions Inc (EAS) (now Advanced Solutions, an HP Company).
“This vantage point allows me to make the best decisions for both Brightlink and our partners as we structure deals to grow our respective businesses,” stated Belanger. “I look forward to the opportunity to grow together; the Brightlink IP team and I share the same values when it comes to providing unrivaled quality and value-added services to our partners. We also believe that personal relationships are a true differentiator in the marketplace; I intend to develop and nurture those valuable alliances here at Brightlink.”
“With John on board, we know we are offering the best value on IP-based communications to carriers and enterprises around the globe, backed by the highest level of customer care,” states Sean Dwyer, Chairman and CEO of Brightlink IP. “Hiring a company leader with extensive experience and proven dedication to customer service demonstrates company growth and staying true to our mission to provide the best services possible,” he added.