Qwest Communications International Inc. (Booth 600), a COMPTEL PLUS sponsor, has appointed Warren Mickens vice president of operations for Qwest Wholesale Markets.
He replaces Brian Stading, who recently was named the company’s vice president of sales support operations for Mass Markets. Mickens will begin his new position Jan. 23 and will report to Roland Thornton, executive vice president of Qwest Wholesale Markets.
Mickens will direct a team that provides support and service functions critical to Wholesale’s daily operations, the company said, including sales support, service delivery, process management, sales engineering, and billing and collections.
Mickens has more than 30 years of industry experience, and joins Qwest from Alcatel-Lucent in Lisle, Ill., where he was vice president of services. Mickens also has been gen-eral program manager for Alcatel in Wellington, New Zealand. He also has worked at AT&T, SBC Telecom and Ameritech Information Industry Services.
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