SOURCE: Global Capacity

Global Capacity

August 02, 2011 08:01 ET

Global Capacity Hires M. Gavin McCarty as General Counsel

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 2, 2011) - Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces the addition of M. Gavin McCarty as General Counsel to its executive leadership team.

Mr. McCarty joins Global Capacity from Shefsky & Froelich where he is senior counsel in the general corporate law group, and focused on technology, Internet, regulatory, telecommunications and energy law. With more than 15 years of telecommunications experience, McCarty has worked on a variety of initiatives including corporate work, mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions, interconnection agreements, litigation, employment matters, software licensing, cloud computing and compliance issues. McCarty is a sought-after industry Attorney, and has been an invited speaker for various technology-related conferences and events, including the National Association of Regulatory Commissioner (NARUC) conference and Federal Communication Bar Association meetings.

Prior to joining Global Capacity, Mr. McCarty held various senior executive roles including 9 years as Chief Legal Officer of Globalcom, Inc. He is also on the board of directors of RootAxcess, LLC, a hosted computing and storage company that serves enterprise businesses.

"Since our acquisition by Pivotal Group in May, we have experienced steady growth and felt it necessary to expand our team," says Patrick Shutt, Chief Executive Officer at Global Capacity. "Gavin brings a great deal of legal telecommunications experience to our team, including that from his various roles as a grant applications reviewer for the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Technology and Information Agency ('NTIA'), chief legal officer for a telecommunication service provider and director and officer roles with several leading communication industry associations. His insight on state and federal regulatory issues and his understanding of data storage, compliance issues, service level and maintenance agreements will be a true asset to our growing team."

"It's an honor to join Global Capacity during this exciting time," states Gavin McCarty. "Due to the company's ability to streamline and provide greater efficiencies for consumers of telecommunications services, it is well situated to capitalize on the growth and demand seen in the industry. I am excited to become an integral part of the company's continued success."

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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