MetTel Adds Windstream Vet as UC Leader

The company also hired a new senior VP to lead digital-transformation efforts.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

March 23, 2018

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**Editor’s Note: Click here to see which channel people were on the move in February or here for our list of 20 top UCaaS providers offering products and services via channel partners.**

MetTel has hired Peter Bell as senior vice president of sales for the company’s digital transformation (DX) unit, and David Dickson as executive director of its UC solutions.


MetTel’s Peter Bell

Bell will be responsible for business development and growth in DX for the enterprise channel, and Dickson will focus on UC to help enterprises understand and embrace the “rise of the mobile workforce,” the company said. IDC expects global spending on DX technologies (hardware, software, and services) will reach nearly $1.3 trillion this year.

Bell has more than 20 years of global sales management experience working with enterprises in North America, Europe and Asia, where he built, recruited, managed and grew sales operations. He previously was senior vice president of global sales at INAP, where he was focused on migrating IT workloads to outsourced services such as colocation, public cloud and private cloud. Prior to that, he was NTT America’s vice president and general manager of global solutions sales.


MetTel’s David Dickson

Dickson also brings 20 years of experience, helping clients understand the technologies available to meet changing communications needs. As vice president of national channel sales at Broadview Networks, which was acquired by Windstream last year, his experience includes taking the company’s hosted VoIP product to their sales force and gaining more than 250,000 users nationally.

“Peter and David join the team at the perfect time as we continue to become the digital-transformation agents of choice for our clients in various industries, overhauling IT infrastructure and all that it supports,” said Marshall Aronow, MetTel’s CEO. “Both executives understand thhahe business aspirations and challenges of clients going through digital transformation and have the insight and experience to provide the best possible solutions.”

MetTel’s portfolio includes such technologies as SD-WANUC, fleet management, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, data analytics and communications management. The company serves several industries and verticals including retail, health care, pharmaceutical, energy, manufacturing, distribution, food and beverage, and government organizations.

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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