announces that top executives Henry Kaestner and David Morken have been awarded Frost & Sullivan's North American IP Communications Services Co-CEOs of the Year honors for their leadership in both the market and the workplace. This Frost & Sullivan Award is bestowed each year upon the CEO or executive who has demonstrated leadership excellence within their industry. With this year's Co-CEO designation, Bandwidth.com's superior leadership is doubly recognized and shows the teamwork ideology that has made the company one of the fastest growing telecom companies in 2006. Frost & Sullivan has recognized Bandwidth.com's success in the SME market, its traction in the business-class VoIP space and its goals for the coming year with this honor.
Bandwidth.com, has established itself as a leading communications provider serving the business telecommunication needs of SMBs, enterprises and specialty service providers in all 50 states. The company sells its services directly to customers through a dedicated sales team and web portal, an online channel program as well as through a channel partner program including CDW, CompUSA, IBM and Intel. In September 2006, Bandwidth.com expanded its channel partner program to enable VARs to sell their new SIP Trunking offering.
"Being recognized as Frost & Sullivan's Co-CEOs of the Year is a testament to the spirit and hard work of the company and the tremendous growth we have experienced over the past year," said Henry Kaestner, Bandwidth.com CEO. "This achievement can only serve as further evidence of the pride David [Morken] and I feel in our employees as we continue to push forward as a team and redefine the business communications landscape with solutions such as managed network services and SIP Trunking. Our company culture allows us to have a successful work/life balance and this, combined with superior product offerings and reliable customer service, will continue to be what keeps us at the top of this competitive market."
Lynda Starr, senior analyst at Frost & Sullivan explains, "The measure of a strong CEO is one who has proven his or her worth in strategic planning, relentless execution, and in generating high morale, which enables employees to accomplish more than they thought possible. Henry Kaestner and David Morken epitomize dedication to family and company success and are well-worthy of being named Co-CEOs of the Year."
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The full Frost & Sullivan article outlining this 'Co-CEO of the Year' award can accessed at: http://www.bandwidth.com/content/news?page=frost_sullivan_coceo