NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity global networks, today announced the appointment of Lorenz Voss as Executive Vice President of Global Procurement and Strategy. Voss joins Perseus Telecom from Trading Technologies International where he was the Head of Global Strategic Sourcing.
Voss brings over ten years of industry experience including a strong background in global strategy for trading software and infrastructure. Prior to joining Perseus, he led Global Strategic Sourcing at Trading Technologies, a leading international trading software solution provider. While at Trading Technologies, Voss oversaw over 130 vendor agreement negotiations and led analyses, which resulted in performance latency reductions for the firm to better serve exchanges, broker-dealers and clearing merchants around the world.
As Perseus continues to grow in the financial markets space, Voss adds a wealth of market knowledge, an understanding of the buy- and sell-side industries and a network of vendors that support them. Voss will lead the continued global expansion efforts at Perseus Telecom, further demonstrating the firm's dedication to being a leading provider of ultra-low latency, high capacity connectivity and colocation services around the globe.
"I am excited to come on board with Perseus to promote our reach and expansion to markets for customers around the world, while helping to groom and enhance current network routes for optimal performance," comments Voss. "Perseus Telecom is dedicated to offering the lowest latency connections for market-to-market trading and emerging markets."
Andrew Kusminsky, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer at Perseus, states, "We are thrilled to have Lorenz on board at Perseus. His industry reputation and previous experience at Trading Technologies makes him a superb asset and a perfect fit for our rapidly expanding financial markets team. As the industry landscape evolves internationally, with increasing demand for low latency and global reach, Lorenz will enable Perseus to further expand on our ability to address customers' needs efficiently and cost effectively."
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About Perseus Telecom
Perseus Telecom is an award-winning, global facilities-based licensed carrier of enterprise and telecommunications services with a focus on ultra-low latency connectivity. Perseus provides the fastest routes between New York and Brazil exchange markets and also QuanTA, the fastest trans-Atlantic route between New York and London. The company recently announced the fastest route between London and Frankfurt over its high-tech wireless/microwave service as well.
Perseus connects Asia-Pac and Europe with significant points of presence in Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Hong Kong, London, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Moscow, Madrid, Milan and Dublin. The company's management team has decades of experience in major Tier 1 carrier companies and operates from offices in London, Dublin, New York, Chicago and Sao Paulo.
Perseus Telecom customers include: banking, trading, finance, fund management, broadcast media, law firms, capital partnerships, global manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.
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