SPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ANPI announces Michael Cromwell as chief sales officer. In this role Mr. Cromwell leads all ANPI direct and indirect sales efforts targeting SMBs, enterprises and carriers.
“As we sought to augment our executive leadership team to include a chief sales officer, we knew we needed more than a successful sales manager, we needed a well-rounded leader who also could execute go to market strategies while managing various distribution models. I look forward to Mike’s contributions of implementing company strategy, developing business plans, building sales strategy, and most of all, executing in a manner that delivers sales and revenue results for the organization,” stated ANPI CEO, Dave Lewis.
When asked to identify what Cromwell viewed as the most exciting aspect of this new role he shared, “ANPI is an innovative company that has bold determination to grow and establish new markets. Armed with the most innovative product roadmap I’ve seen from any company, I am looking forward to building a new sales channel and expanding our current direct sales efforts. We have many exciting things in store at ANPI. Coupling the right sales organization with the right product set, creates a one-two punch that is sure to be a game-changer for our industry.”
Prior to joining the company, Cromwell was the senior vice president, sales and marketing at XO Communications where he directed commercial service sales efforts across all segments and distribution channels effectively leading 500+ employees across 35 markets to deliver $1.1B in annual revenue.
Preceding his tenure at XO, Cromwell held various leadership positions at Global Crossing ranging from regional director to ultimately leading all sales, service and engineering efforts as regional vice president – west region. Prior to Global Crossing, he also held various sales and leadership positions with Frontier Communications and Allnet Communications. Cromwell earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
ANPI is committed to delivering powerful and reliable next generation solutions to serve the evolving needs of independent telephone companies and businesses through technology and service innovation. ANPI has developed an industry leading Unified Communications (UC) platform to deliver hosted communications and collaboration tools such as hosted PBX features as well as audio, web and video conferencing and mobility applications. Based in Springfield, Illinois ANPI began serving rural telecom companies in 1996, and today serve the voice and data needs of nearly 800 CLECs, ILECs, IXCs and regional wireless carriers as well as over a thousand business customers across the U.S. ANPI owns and operates a multi-service Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Packet Label Switching (MPLS) over Optical Transport Network (OTN) network that spans the Continental United States with switching and/or POP facilities in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta and New York City. For more information on ANPI, please visit www.anpi.com or call us at 877-366-2674.