GTT gets CEO of the Year award

GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE:GTT), the global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced that its president and CEO Rick Calder was recognized as CEO of the Year at the 19th Annual World Communication Awards, the company said.

The World Communication Awards program, organized by Total Telecom, is one of the most prestigious events in the industry with thousands of entries and votes cast for nominees across 21 categories. The awards ceremony took place in London on November 28.

Calder was appointed president and CEO of GTT in May 2007, and over the past 10 years the GTT team has grown annualized run-rate revenue from USD 50 million to approximately USD 1 billion. In 2017, the company completed several strategic acquisitions, including Hibernia Networks and Global Capacity. GTT also introduced its industry-leading SD-WAN offering, leveraging GTT´s Tier 1 internet backbone and extensive and cost-effective range of broadband and internet connectivity options.

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including optical transport, wide area networking, Internet, managed services, voice and video services. The company´s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, visit