MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Mar 21, 2013) - Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated ("PTGi") (NYSE: PTGI), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, announced today that Richard Ramlall, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Chief Communications Officer, has been named one of the top 25 Minority Business Leaders by the Washington Business Journal. He will be honored at the 6th Annual Minority Business Leader Awards being held in Washington, DC on March 21st and profiled in a special supplement of the March 22-28 edition of the Washington Business Journal.
"This is the third well-deserved accolade Richard has received in the past six months, and we all offer him our congratulations," stated Peter D. Aquino, PTGi's Executive Chairman. "Over the years that I have worked with Richard, he has always performed in an exceptional manner, has driven outstanding results for PTGi and represented the company admirably. We are proud for Richard personally and professionally."
The Minority Business Leader Awards honor the Washington area's top minority business leaders and owners who exhibited outstanding performance for their companies within the last 12-18 months, recognizing their entrepreneurial drive, creativity, and success.
Mr. Ramlall commented, "This is a tremendous honor, particularly coming from this prestigious group of local business leaders. My success wouldn't be possible without the PTGi team, including Pete and Andy Day, our CEO. I am also honored to be of value to my peers and fellows in the DC metro area, whose business accomplishments help elevate us all."
PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions, including, traditional and IP voice, data, mobile services, broadband Internet, colocation, hosting, and outsourced managed services to business and residential customers in the United States and Canada. 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. Founded in 1994, PTGi is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.