Vonage Holdings Corp. Appoints Susan Quackenbush Chief Human Resources Officer

24 Nov, 2015, 08:30 ET from Vonage

HOLMDEL, N.J., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers, has appointed Susan Quackenbush as Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Quackenbush will join the Company on November 30, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Alan Masarek.

Ms. Quackenbush will be responsible for leading all aspects of Human Resources, including compensation, benefits, training, talent acquisition and development, and organizational development and effectiveness. She will focus on establishing Vonage as a destination place to work and will lead a team that supports the Company's growing workforce in more than 30 locations in the U.S., as well as offices in the UK and Israel.

"We are thrilled to have Sue join Vonage. She has deep expertise in all areas of human resources, including creating a one-company culture at organizations that, like Vonage, have grown quickly through acquisition," Mr. Masarek said. "Sue will focus on helping to establish Vonage as a destination place to work, which is a pillar of our business strategy as we work toward our goal of becoming the clear leader in cloud communications."

"I'm very excited to be joining Vonage at such a pivotal point in its history, as the Company continues its historic transformation to become an industry leader in providing unified communications to businesses," Ms. Quackenbush said. "I look forward to partnering with Vonage's talented leadership team as we work together to build the Company's culture and further inspire, engage and develop talent to drive greater company performance."

Ms. Quackenbush has 26 years of experience, spending 18 years in human resources and eight years in corporate finance. She joins Vonage from Presidio, Inc., where she also served as Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to that, Ms. Quackenbush was Vice President of Human Resources at DMG Information & Events. Earlier, she was Head of Human Resources, Global Banking & Financial Markets, for BT (British Telecommunications). Ms. Quackenbush has also held executive roles at Thomson Reuters, R.H. Donnelley, Honeywell and Ford Motor Company. She earned an M.B.A. from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

About Vonage Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers. The Company provides a robust suite of feature-rich business and residential communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use across multiple devices designed to meet the needs of a wide range of customers. Vonage's portfolio of business products covers the full spectrum of business communications needs, serving single-person companies to those with thousands of employees spread over multiple locations. Vonage provides bring-your-own-broadband (BYOB) cloud products and those that offer carrier-grade reliability and Quality of Service (QoS) across BYOB options and the Company's private, national MPLS IP network, as well as integration with industry-leading CRM and business workflow applications. In 2015, the Company was named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as-a-Service, Worldwide, and also earned the Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Hosted IP and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Services. For more information, visit www.vonage.com.