MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2013) - Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Neil S. Subin as Chairman of the Board, effective May 1, 2013. Mr. Subin has served on PTGi's Board since July 2009. Peter D. Aquino, PTGi's Executive Chairman, is leaving the Board and company to pursue other interests, effective April 30, 2013, and the Board reduced the number of board seats from five to four.
Mr. Aquino stated, "I am extremely proud of all that the PTGi team has achieved during my time with the company. I believe the company is in a good position under Andy Day's leadership."
Mr. Subin stated, "The entire Board joins me in thanking Pete for his tremendous accomplishments and service as PTGi's leader over the last 2 1/2 years. I look forward to leading the Board and collaborating with Andy Day and management through the next chapter of PTGi."
PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions, including traditional and IP voice, data, mobile services, broadband Internet, metro fiber and Carrier Ethernet to business and residential customers in Canada and the United States. PTGi is also one of the leading international wholesale service providers to fixed and mobile network operators worldwide. PTGi owns and operates its own global network of next-generation IP soft switches, media gateways, hosted IP/SIP platforms, broadband infrastructure, and fiber capacity in Canada. Founded in 1994, PTGi is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
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