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Patrick Joggerst to Join BroadSoft as Vice President of Global SalesA Proven Sales Executive With the Unique Combination of Telecommunications Service Provider and Technology Supplier Experience Will Lead Firm's Global Sales Efforts (July 10, 2012)
GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 07/10/12 -- BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced Patrick Joggerst will be joining the company as Vice President of Global Sales.
During an accomplished career spanning more than two decades, Joggerst has managed and scaled sales organizations for both telecommunications service providers and technology suppliers. Most recently, Joggerst served as Executive VP & General Manager, Carrier Services & Solutions SBU at Aricent Group, a systems integration and software solutions provider. In this role, Joggerst managed a team of 2,200 professionals worldwide focused on bringing offers to service providers and the companies that serve them.
"Patrick's proven ability to scale high-performing sales organizations and his deep understanding of the needs of telecommunications service providers make him the ideal fit to lead BroadSoft's growth strategies in our current and new markets," said Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer, BroadSoft. "Thanks to his existing relationships with many of our customers, I believe BroadSoft will quickly benefit from Patrick's background."
Prior to his most recent position at Aricent Group, Joggerst served in various global sales leadership and executive capacities at Auster Capital Partners, NextPoint Networks (formerly NexTone), Telcordia Technologies, PrimeCo, Global Crossing and AT&T.
"The opportunity to join a market leader and innovator that has never lost focus on the customer is one that aligns directly with my personal mission and values," added Joggerst. "With a proven global sales team already in place, I am fully confident that we can quickly build on past success and accelerate tangible results going forward."
BroadSoft also announced that Vice President of North American Sales, Greg Callanan, recently left the company to pursue a new opportunity. With Callanan's departure, the seasoned North America sales leadership will report directly to Joggerst.
BroadSoft is the leading provider of software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol, or IP network. The Company's core communications platform enables the delivery of a range of enterprise and consumer calling, messaging and collaboration communication services, including private brand exchanges, video calling, text messaging and converged mobile and fixed-line services.
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