AT&T Names New Business Sales Lead in Virginia

Industry Veteran to Lead Midsize Business Sales Team

Sep 21, 2011, 09:00 ET from AT&T Inc.

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that it has tapped industry veteran Ali Malik to oversee business solutions sales in Virginia and West Virginia.

"Ali is a dedicated team leader who has the experience needed to guarantee our small and medium sized business customers receive the care and attention they deserve.  After joining AT&T in 2004, Ali has held a variety of retail and sales positions, providing him with a wide base of knowledge and a critical understanding of our customers and the business solutions we can offer them," said Erika Thompson-Kemp, vice president and general manager for AT&T in Virginia and West Virginia.

Most recently Malik served as a Business Integrated Sales Manager in Los Angeles  In his new role as Regional Vice President for Business Integrated Solutions, Malik will be based in Richmond.  Born and raised in Pakistan, Malik received his undergraduate degree and his MBA from Punjab University in Pakistan.  

"I'm excited to work with the business community in both Virginia and West Virginia," said Malik. "I appreciate this opportunity to work with a wide range of business customers, including Virginia's growing technology, tourism, aerospace and forestry sectors, and look forward to helping these businesses select the services that will meet their needs."

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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