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XO Communications Inc. announced Thursday that Alethea Peyrin has been promoted to lead operations for XO's partner channel as senior manager of operations.
Peyrin has been that national marketing manager for the XO partner program for more than a year. Prior to XO, Peyrin worked at Motorola for 10 years in marketing and channel management. She also worked in marketing for Lucent Technologies.
In her new role, Peyrin will lead a team responsible for automation and operational initiatives to drive efficiencies and improvements across the XO Indirect sales business. In addition she will manage partner channel marketing and project teams.
Shane McNamara, XO's vice president of partner channels, said Peyrin's promotion is part of XO's planned expansion of partner support. "Alethea was the perfect fit with her vast knowledge of channel and operational background," he said.