Verizon Communications, a leading US communications service provider, announced the appointment of George Fischer as the senior vice president of global sales at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Verizon Enterprise Solutions provides advanced IT and communications services to enterprises and governments around the world.
The announcement, made by Christopher Formant, President of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, will see Fisher driving customer growth and increasing revenue through Verizon’s direct and indirect enterprise distribution channels across the North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. According to Verizon, George will be leading a team of 2,100 sales professionals in 82 countries.
In its statement, Verizon said that Fisher comes with more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in global sales, service, client operations and general management, including his role as the vice president for worldwide sales and service at CA Technologies where he headed a USD4.4 billion business. Prior to that, Fisher held various positions at Memorex Telex, NCR and Reltech.
Fischer has a bachelor’s degree in information systems and management from Syracuse University.
“George works tirelessly to understand his clients’ business, market challenges and growth goals, and then builds technology-based solutions to those specific client needs. We brought him to Verizon to do just that for our global client base – leveraging our enterprise-class solutions in networking, cloud, mobility, machine to machine, security and professional services.”
– Christopher Formant, President, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
“Nobody else has Verizon’s combination of integrated solutions and technology assets, including enterprise cloud, world-class security, the nation’s largest, most reliable 4G LTE network and secure global IP networks. We can help clients change their market trajectory by offering them ways to improve their customer service and operational efficiency, and expand into new markets. It is an exciting time to join Verizon.”
– George Fischer, senior vice president of global sales,Verizon Enterprise Solutions