New Sales Leader to Strengthen Radiants Position in the Quebec market
October 27, 2004 (Montreal, QC) Radiant Communications Corp. (Radiant) (TSX Venture Exchange: RCX), one of Canadas largest independent providers of IP-based data communications and Internet services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Virgil Gambone as the Companys Vice President, Sales, Eastern Region. In his new role, Mr. Gambone will be responsible for establishing a strong sales team and reseller network in Quebec.
Mr. Gambone joins Radiant with 30 years of sales and marketing experience, having spent the last 10 years in senior management positions in the communications and technology industries. While with Microcell Telecom, Mr. Gambone built the firms successful national reseller program. Mr. Gambone has managed successful business development programs with Mindready Solutions Inc., Galea Network Security, and Apple Canada Inc.
We are pleased to have Virgil join Radiant at this time, said Jim Grey, president and CEO, With more businesses rapidly adopting IP-based communications technology, we are experiencing dramatic growth across Canada. Under Virgils leadership, Radiant will significantly strengthen its position in the very important Quebec marketplace.
Much of Radiants recent growth is directly attributable to new, national account wins in the retail, distribution and financial services industries, said Tom Gillette, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing. Given that a large number of businesses in these verticals are headquartered in Montreal, this is the right time to be increasing our business development efforts in this market.
Established in 1996, Radiant Communications Corp. (www.radiant.net) provides a single source for businesses requiring high-speed Internet connectivity, network security, web hosting, web development and marketing services. The company currently serves over 10,000 business customers primarily in Canada and the United States with a team of 125 employees nationwide. Radiant has offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.
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