SOURCE: Global Capacity

Global Capacity

October 27, 2011 08:01 ET

Global Capacity Hires Craig Magerkurth as Chief Technology Officer

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 27, 2011) - Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces the addition of Craig Magerkurth as Chief Technology Officer, to its executive leadership team.

Magerkurth joins Global Capacity directly from the Rise Group, where as Vice President of Technology Programs, he had oversight of network and video surveillance programs such as Operation Virtual Shield, a Homeland Defense initiative in Chicago.

Craig brings over 18 years of experience in developing, building and managing complex technology based solutions for multiple industries. His specific expertise in telecommunications pricing systems, network optimization tools, geo-spatial analysis and data analytics ensure the on-going success of One Marketplace Access Exchange. Previously, Craig served as Chief Information Officer at Universal Access, where he managed the initial build out of the Universal Transport Exchanges (UTX), and was instrumental in the development and deployment of the Universal Information Exchange (UIX) and Universal Solutions Exchange (USX). Through merger, these solutions ultimately became key components of what today is Global Capacity's One Marketplace Access Exchange.

"Global Capacity is honored to have Craig join our team," says Patrick Shutt, Chief Executive Officer. "His extensive experience in telecommunications pricing systems will play a key role in the on-going development of One Marketplace Access Exchange. He will work closely with all aspects of the business, helping leverage and grow Global Capacity's competitive advantage in access network market intelligence."

"I am excited to become an integral part of the Global Capacity team," says Craig Magerkurth. "Since the acquisition by Pivotal, Global Capacity has experienced steady growth and I am honored to take a leadership role in the development of One Marketplace Access Exchange."

To learn more about Global Capacity and its innovative solutions to streamlining the procurement of global access networks, visit or call 312-673-2400.

About Global Capacity

Global Capacity is a telecommunications information and logistics company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of access networks globally. Through its One Marketplace Access Exchange, the Company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions. Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to Purpose-Built Integrators, Telecommunication Carriers, and Enterprise Customers globally. Global Capacity is a portfolio company of Pivotal Group, Inc., and is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with additional offices in Waltham, MA, Glastonbury, CT, Manchester, U.K., and Lisbon, Portugal. For more information, please visit or contact the Company at 312-673-2400.

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