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Lori Thomas Named to Lead MetTel Client Engagement Team

Will Lead Breakout Sessions at AOTMP 2014 Fixed and Mobile Telecom Management Conference

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/04/14 -- MetTel, a leading provider of IP-enabled communications services for enterprise and government customers, today announced the appointment of Lori Thomas as vice president of client engagement.

Thomas will oversee the team of professionals who manage current client relationships and assist clients to fully optimize the cost savings and operational benefits of MetTel's telecommunications and technology solutions.

"Lori's extensive talent and experience will help improve the already solid partnership MetTel enjoys with clients," said CEO Marshall Aronow. "Focusing on customer innovation and growth, she will ensure that nothing but the highest calibre service is delivered to existing and prospective clients."

Thomas brings a wide range of consulting expertise with more than 20 years' experience in the telecommunications and financial services industries working for Fortune 50 organizations. She most recently served as the global head of sales and professional services, and a board member for Vodafone Global Enterprise's Telecoms Management Practice where she executed large-scale, transformational programs and led the strategy behind customer expansion in the Americas, EMEA and APAC. Before that she held executive-level positions at UBS, Citi, WFI and Verizon Wireless providing strategic advisory services to C-level staff on organizational and process reengineering.

"I am honored to work with the experienced professionals in the client engagement group at MetTel," Thomas said. "We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service and truly partnering with our customers to achieve the best possible results."

Thomas is a lead member of the MetTel team scheduled to participate in AOTMP's upcoming 2014 Fixed and Mobile Telecom Management Conference in Orlando, Fl. February 10-13. She will facilitate the Technology Break-Out Tracks sessions.

MetTel combines the security of North America's most trusted carriers with the convenience of using one provider with a single point-of-contact in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Interconnected with most wireline and wireless service providers, MetTel continues to grow and diversify its own network to get closer to customers looking for unique network solutions that help reduce total enterprise telecommunications costs, improve network performance and increase productivity.

For more information about MetTel services and products visit www.MetTel.net or call 1.877.963.8663 for a free telecommunications review by a MetTel business consultant.

About MetTel
From traditional voice services to a Global MPLS Network and VoIP technologies, MetTel provides a complete portfolio of wireless and wireline services to clients throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and beyond. MetTel is redefining telecommunications by converging all communications over a single network with one cost-effective provider managing all voice and data communications services. The company combines extensive strategic partnerships with a powerful platform of proprietary, cloud-based software including the MetOne® Portal, a tool that brings together every product and service from every carrier for every size customer and enables clients to manage expenditures from one simple, easy to use interface. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York City, MetTel delivers unmatched solutions and services at competitive prices, backed up by superior, domestic-based customer service. For more information visit www.mettel.net.

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