Connectivity and IT solutions provider Avelacom released a statement on Thursday saying that it is going to be expanding into South America.
Vincent Harrison, who was already at the firm, has been promoted to managing director, global sales and will be responsible for driving growth in the region.
Avelacom said that it is specifically looking at growing in Brazil and Mexico. Harrison will also have to work on developing business and maintaining existing relationships in the US, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
“Vincent brings great experience in low latency solutions for capital markets in the Americas, not only from a sales perspective but also in building alternative low latency routes to Mexico and LATAM markets in particular,” said Avelacom CEO Aleksey Larichev.
“This matches perfectly with our strategy to expand our network into new hot growth markets and attract new clients by providing them with outstanding connectivity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions.”
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“Number one choice”
Harrison has been with Avelacom since September of last year, having joined the firm as vice president, strategic accounts.
Prior to joining the firm, he spent fifteen years at a number of different telecommunications companies. Most recently he worked as a sales director in the financial division of GTT.
Before that, he spent over six years with Perseus, a company that provides an array of communications services to financial services companies, such as market data and managed hosting.
“I’m excited to continue being a part of the Avelacom team, one of the fastest growing companies in today’s telecom landscape,” said Harrison of his new role.
“I firmly believe Avelacom’s global presence, own fiber network and wide portfolio of low latency solutions positions it well to become the number one choice for capital markets firms.”