Industry Veteran John Belanger Joins Brightlink Sales Team as EVP

Seasoned Telecom Executive to Manage Customer Portfolio, Build Relationships with Carrier Partners

Industry Veteran John Belanger Joins Brightlink Sales Team as EVP

Seasoned Telecom Executive to Manage Customer Portfolio, Build Relationships with Carrier Partners

John BelangerATLANTA, GA — OCTOBER 16, 2017 — Brightlink, the premier IP communications provider delivering carrier-grade voice, messaging and application-based services, announces today the appointment of John Belanger as Executive Vice President. Bringing more than 35 years of telecom experience to the position, Belanger will drive global sales and oversee key customers in Brightlink’s portfolio helping to lead business development strategy and implementation for the company.

Belanger formerly 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). Gaining experience through various executive-level telecom sales and analyst positions, Belanger specializes in the wholesale marketplace — and now brings an expert, 360-degree view of the industry to Brightlink.

“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,” states Belanger. “I look forward to the opportunity to grow together; the Brightlink 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’re 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. “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.”

John Belanger can be reached at john.belanger@brightlink.com.

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About Brightlink

Brightlink is a leading communications platform and technology company that delivers voice, messaging, analytics and cloud-based solutions. Our industry-leading CPaaS platform, technology solutions, and network services are used by companies ranging from small to mid-sized businesses to the largest enterprises and communication service providers around the globe. We power more than 30B communication transactions each year with industry-leading quality of service, 24×7 support, and a next-generation IP network that has the highest levels of performance, reliability, scalability and security.

Brightlink is based in Atlanta, GA. Visit www.brightlink.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedInand Facebook.

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