06-Jan-2006
Lexsys Networks, a full service data, voice and communications specialist for Canadian businesses, announces the appointment of telecom veteran Mr. Robert J. Warburton as President.

With an extensive background in voice, data and Internet services, Mr. Warburton brings more than 25 years of experience to Lexsys. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Warburton was vice-president of national sales and marketing for TeraGo Networks, driving year-over-year revenue growth of more than 50 percent.

Mr. Warburton also worked with Group Telecom where he was a Vice President and General Manager leading a team of more than 200 individuals and he was responsible for establishing, building and expanding the company’s network and presence in central Canada.

As co-founder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Optel Communications Inc., later known as Axxent Communications, ‘Canada’s first alternative local telephone company’, Mr. Warburton grew the business from start-up to over $30M in annualized revenues with 200 employees and 10,000 business customers in the first three years. Prior to that Bob held senior sales and executive positions at CTG Inc. and Introtel Communications Inc.

About Lexsys Networks

Lexsys Networks is Canada’s leading national independent full-service, voice, data, and communication specialists for businesses of all sizes. With partners like Nortel, ShoreTel and Telus, Lexsys Networks offers innovative systems and services to help businesses communicate more effectively. Media Contact: Cathy-Anne O’Brien, (416) 929-2506, cobrien@yourbluesky.com or Julie O’Brien, jobrien@yourbluesky.com, (416) 929-8253.