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Michael Swade Joins Yorktel

Michael Swade Joins Yorktel

EATONTOWN, NEW JERSEY—November 10, 2011— Yorktel, the leading global provider of visual communications services and solutions, is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Swade as their new Executive VP of Sales. As a key member of the team Mike is responsible for growing the business significantly and for transforming and expanding Yorktel’s go to market engine to meet customer expectations.

Mike Swade, newly appointed Executive VP of Sales, noted, “I am very excited to join Yorktel at this time and be part of a team that has a clear vision for its future in an industry that has huge potential for Yorktel. Having previously worked with David Phillips during his time at Polycom and knowing how he can create great teams to grow businesses in a short period of time, the decision to join Yorktel was an easy one to make.”

David Phillips, President and COO, said, “Mike is the consummate sales professional who brings to Yorktel the high level industry experience required to support customers as their buying needs and buying practices change in this rapidly evolving industry .His relationship skills and management experience make him the ideal person to help us reposition Yorktel in the video communications industry as the premier provider of world class customer services.”

Michael Swade has almost 16 years of experience in the communication, networking and collaboration industries, having worked in the past for Lucent Technologies, Avaya and Polycom. He has served and overseen sales and operations in multiple VP, Manager Director and SVP positions while generating sales and revenue in the $500 million to over $1 billion dollars range. Michael has a BA degree from Eastern Illinois and a MBA from Dominican University.

About York Telecom

Yorktel is the global provider of visual communication services and solutions that enhance workforce productivity for the Public and Commercial Sectors. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, Yorktel offers total managed conferencing services, consulting, integration and operational services, professional video production and postproduction for visual communication solutions such as Videoconferencing, Streaming Media, Video on Demand, Digital Signage, Custom Media Studio and Room Design and Multimedia Network Management. Yorktel has worldwide branch offices, a multi-lingual VNOC and a worldwide integration, production and support force. For more information, visit Yorktel online at or email at Making complicated simple.


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