by | Feb 11, 2013 | IT, Member News, New Members, Policy & Law

PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 11, 2013 – Alteva (previously referred to as WVT Communications Group) (NYSE MKT: WVT), the parent company of leading cloud communications pioneers, today announced that its Chief Sales Officer, Louis Hayner,  has been selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank as a “Top Sales Executive” for 2012.  Mr. Hayner leads the sales operations for Alteva, the nation’s ninth largest unified communications provider.  The ExecRank survey is the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top Chief Sales Officers that yielded an algorithm for how to rank sales executives based on their performance in 24 key areas.

According to Adam Navrozally, the analyst responsible for the rankings division of ExecRank, “Mr. Hayner has a strong record of success in management and business development, and he is considered a thought leader in his field.  He has played an influential role in Alteva’s growth, and he has helped spread its reputation for providing a high level of client satisfaction.  He is highly regarded in the communications industry, and amongst other sales executives.”

“Following a momentous year leading sales at Alteva, it is an honor to be recognized as one of the Top CSOs and Sales Executives of 2012,” said Louis Hayner.  “ExecRank’s distinction is a testament to Alteva’s sustained record of delivering solutions and high touch service to enhance business communications.”

ExecRank evaluated over 15,000 Sales Executives this year to rank only the Top 250. 2012 saw a heavy focus on online integration for sales strategies, as well as engagement strategies that break through the clutter and show a positive return on investment. 2012 also saw many sales executives serve on boards of directors and display a skill set that is applicable to multiple industries, and these achievements factored heavily into these rankings as well. For the complete rankings, please visit

About Alteva

Alteva, a cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva’s service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva’s voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva’s customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Based in Philadelphia, Alteva is North America’s largest provider of enterprise hosted VoIP, and provides hosted UC solutions to businesses in all 50 states and four continents. For more information about Alteva, visit, the Alteva YouTube channel at, follow us on Twitter @AltevaInc or call 1-877-258-3821. 


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