Ken Archer Named CEO of TriNET Systems

Thought Leadership & Industry Expertise Position Company For Growth

Jan 21, 2010, 09:10 ET from TriNET Systems, Inc.

CANTON, Mass., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TriNET Systems, Inc., a global provider of networking and communications solutions, announced that Ken Archer has been promoted from COO to Chief Executive Officer of the company.  Ken has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and Information Technology industries, working with leading business partners such as HP and Avaya.  As CEO, Ken will provide the firm with strategic vision and leadership skills that position TriNET as the recognized leader in IP telephony and Unified Communications solutions.  

"Ken came to TriNET through our acquisition of Prime Communications last year," said Jim Tinnell, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of TriNET Systems. "As the company grows, the Board of Directors and myself felt we needed a leader who has an established successful track record with our partners and customers, is a seasoned technology executive and savvy leader, has deep management expertise, strong customer orientation, excellent people skills, and a firm understanding of the challenges facing our industry.  Ken Archer fits the bill exactly."

"When TriNET's Board of Directors asked me to take on the role of CEO, I gladly accepted and I feel privileged and honored to have been given the opportunity to lead a company with such great potential," said Ken Archer, CEO of TriNET Systems.  "I look forward to taking TriNET to the next level, growing its solution portfolio, building its brand, and creating value for our customers, partners, and employees."

Previously, Ken Archer was President of Prime Communications, an Avaya Gold Business Partner and enhanced communications systems provider specializing in Voice Over IP (VoIP) telephony. Ken was VP of North American Channels for Avaya, a global leader in enterprise communications systems, where he was responsible for the channel strategy, program, operations, and partner management team.  Before that he spent 24 years at Hewlett-Packard working in various roles within the Channels Program as Director of the Direct Response Channel (Direct Marketing Resellers/DMRs) for HP and Vice President of the HP VAR Channel.

With this change, TriNET made other key executive leadership position modifications including:

Rick Parker -  COO/President

Jim Tinnell - Executive Vice President

Jarrod Sipe - Executive Vice President of Sales

Walter Kondon - CFO

Mark Damphousse, CTO

"This is going to be an exciting year for TriNET and I look forward to the challenges and rewards ahead," adds Ken Archer.  "TriNET is well positioned in the market, has an excellent reputation with clients, and our employees are exceptionally talented."

About TriNET Systems

TriNET Systems is a full service technology integrator offering design, implementation and support services for large and small customers worldwide. TriNET deploys 'best in breed' technology from the leading telecommunications and networking providers, including Avaya, Juniper Networks, Meru Networks, Polycom, and Microsoft; and offers a wide range of services and applications including VoIP,  Unified Communications, Networking, Mobility, Security, Contact Centers, Videoconferencing, Messaging, Speech Applications, and many others. TriNET's Network Operation Center monitors customer networks and systems in over 30 countries, providing 24/7 support.  For more information call 888-874-6383 or go to

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