December 1, 2011
PICS Telecom International Strengthens Management Team
John Tassone Joins Company as Director, Investment Recovery Services
Contact Bob Atkins, VP Sales and Marketing | +1.585.785.5482 | email@example.com
ROCHESTER, NY – December 1, 2011 – PICS Telecom International, a leading supplier of new and used surplus telecommunications and data equipment, announced that John Tassone has joined the company as Director, Investment Recovery Operations, with responsibility for providing operational, project management and logistical support to our asset management and investment recovery partners. John brings 30 years of experience designing, building and managing service operations and a passion for creating service strategies that exceed customer expectations. His experience includes leadership positions with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Pitney Bowes, Frontier, Global Crossing, and ACN Telecommunications.
John earned his undergraduate degree in Engineering at Cornell University and his MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester. He also holds an MA in Theology at Northeastern Seminary, and he has worked as a pastoral administrator.
In addition, Chuck Mancini, who joined the PICS Telecom team in April 2011 as Chief Development Officer, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for sales and marketing, operations, asset management services and product sourcing. Chuck’s goal at PICS is to grow the business consistently by delivering end-to-end sustainability solutions to our customers, and to delight those customers by delivering solutions and tools that make it simple to do business with PICS.
Prior to joining PICS Chuck held executive-level positions with CURRENT Group, One Communications, ECI Conferencing, Global Name Registry, Global Crossing, Global Center Europe, and Frontier. Before entering the telecom industry he worked at Coopers & Lybrand and SunTrust Banks. He earned his undergraduate degree in Economics at Florida State University and his MBA at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
About PICS Telecom International
PICS Telecom International is the telecommunications industry’s leading provider of new and used surplus telecom and data equipment, reverse logistics, and investment recovery services. The Company sources its product from more than 120 carrier partners around the world, helping them manage and recover the value of their surplus equipment with world-class asset management programs. These extensive relationships enable PICS to offer the widest selection of high-quality surplus equipment to the telecommunications industry. Founded in 1992, and with a strong operating presence in North America, South America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, the Company is the premier resource for companies that need to save money on their purchases of telecom and data equipment or generate a better return on the sale of surplus or idle assets. For more information visit the Company’s website at www.picstelecom.com.