OVERLAND PARK, Ky., March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cartesian® (NASDAQ:CRTN), a specialist provider of consulting services and managed solutions to the global communications, technology and digital media sector, has appointed former AT&T Business Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Peters and former CenturyLink Executive Vice President Dennis Huber to its newly established advisory board, effective April 1st.

Cartesian formed the advisory board to provide non-binding strategic advice to its executive management team. The non-voting, non-fiduciary body will support and advise on the company’s efforts in business development, strategic planning, and business operations. The company expects to add to its advisory board additional members with industry expertise in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and North American regions.

Peters held various senior leadership positions at AT&T for nearly 30 years, including AT&T business chief marketing officer and most recently, executive vice president of global business customer service. He brings to Cartesian vast industry knowledge and experience in marketing and sales, technology and strategy development, and network operations and engineering. He currently serves as a director of Calix (NASDAQ:CALX), a leading provider of broadband communications access and software for fiber- and copper-based networks, as well as a member of the advisory board at the School of Business at the Stevens Institute of Technology. Peters received his B.S. from Fairfield University, and M.S. from the Stevens Institute of Technology and M.B.A. from Columbia University. 

Huber brings to the advisory board more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has served in various senior leadership and business development roles at leading telecommunications enterprises, including Sprint, Embarq, and CenturyLink, where he was responsible for Information Technology, corporate strategy, Network Design and construction, product and business development. Huber received his B.S. in Marketing and Management and M.B.A. from Rockhurst College and currently serves on the board of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City and EyeVerify.

“The formation of the advisory board allows us to leverage industry experts to refine and enhance our business and sales strategies,” said Peter Woodward, CEO of Cartesian. “Dennis and Kevin bring tremendous experience to our organization and join us with a solid understanding of our service offerings and capabilities, having both been customers of Cartesian in their former executive roles. It’s a tremendous statement of confidence that respected industry executives see opportunity for Cartesian.  We look to benefit from their advice and guidance as we execute our growth plan.”

About Cartesian, Inc.
Cartesian, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRTN) is a specialist provider of consulting services and managed solutions to leaders in the global communications, technology and digital media industries. Cartesian provides consulting in strategy, execution and managed solutions to clients worldwide. The company has offices in Boston, Kansas City, London, New York, Paris, Philadelphia and Washington. For more information, visit www.cartesian.com.

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