ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CSG International (NASDAQ: CSGS), a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, today announced that current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Bret Griess has been named President of the company. Peter Kalan will remain Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Griess joined CSG in 1996 and has held a variety of positions in Operations and Information Technology, until being appointed Executive Vice President of Operations in February 2009 and Chief Operating Officer in March 2011. Mr. Griess, who now oversees the company’s global operations and delivery, client relationships, product management & strategy and sales, has played an integral role in CSG’s successful transformation into an international business support solutions provider to the world’s leading communications service providers.
“I’ve worked with Bret for nearly twenty years and he has demonstrated the skills, talents and experience that we need to advance our company’s growth and leadership position,” said Peter Kalan, chief executive officer for CSG. “He has developed an extremely strong and deep bench of leaders and a worldwide employee base focused on ensuring that the world’s most dynamic companies trust us to deliver business-critical solutions that simplify operations, maximize value and innovate for the future. I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to enhance our competitive position in the markets we serve, execute on our strategic plan and create long-term value for our shareholders, employees and clients.”
“I am honored to be working alongside some of the brightest and most dedicated people in the industry,” said Bret Griess, president for CSG. “Peter has established a vision and a plan for the company that is being embraced by our clients, employees, shareholders and the communities in which we operate. We will continue to do what we do best---innovate and deliver.”
About CSG International
CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) is a market-leading business support solutions and services company serving the majority of the top 100 global communications service providers, including leaders in fixed, mobile and next-generation networks such as AT&T, Comcast, DISH, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Time Warner Cable, Vodafone, Vivo and Verizon. With over 30 years of experience and expertise in voice, video, data and content services, CSG International offers a broad portfolio of licensed and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based products and solutions that help clients compete more effectively, improve business operations and deliver a more impactful customer experience across a variety of touch points. For more information, visit our website at www.csgi.com.