MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2012) - Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, announced today that Senior VP for Corporate Development and Chief Communications Officer Richard Ramlall, has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for Business Development Professional of the Year.
The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.
"This is exciting news and I'm really pleased to see Richard receive this distinguished recognition because he has played a vital role in transforming our company," said PTGi Chairman, President & CEO Peter Aquino. "His expertise, savvy, diverse skills and drive have delivered outstanding results for PTGi. We salute and congratulate him."
More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on October 2, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges.
"I was simply honored just to be included as a finalist with such distinguished executives from Toyota, Netflix and Facebook," Ramlall said. "So to win the gold is extremely rewarding and due in great measure to the efforts, teamwork and cooperation of so many people especially Peter Aquino, This recognition reaffirms our belief that PTGi has a great story to tell."
PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions, including, traditional and IP voice, data, mobile services, broadband Internet, collocation, hosting, and outsourced managed services to business and residential customers in the United States, Canada and Australia. 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, fiber capacity, and data centers located in Canada and Australia. Founded in 1994, PTGi is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com