Industry Veteran Will Lead Business Growth and Global Expansion Strategies as the Company Prepares for the Introduction of New Products to the Financial Services Industry

CHICAGO – September 19, 2018 – Anova Technologies, a global connectivity and market data provider to the financial services industry, announces today the appointment of industry veteran and thought leader, Joe Hilt, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this position, Mr. Hilt will direct Anova’s sales teams to achieve revenue objectives as well as manage commercial relationships to ensure profitability. Moreover, he will help drive Anova’s soon-to-be-announced global market expansion and new financial services product rollouts, among other responsibilities.
“Joe’s hire as our new Vice President of Sales and Marketing is a testament to our growth and continued focus on the financial marketplace,” comments Michael Persico, CEO, Anova Technologies. “Joe’s experience, customer-centric philosophy and proven leadership abilities will be instrumental to our overall success as we extend our product suite and expand our footprint globally. We are thrilled to have him on board as we prepare for what is certain to be an exciting close of 2018 and beyond.”

Mr. Hilt has more than 25 years of experience serving the telecommunications industry as a data networking and ultra-low latency expert with strong ties to the financial, Over-the-Top (OTT) content and wholesale communities. Prior to joining Anova, he was VP of Sales, Financial Markets with GTT Communications, following its acquisition of Hibernia Networks. Previously, Mr. Hilt held multiple positions in sales and marketing with Hibernia Networks, most recently as VP, Sales for the Americas. Leveraging his expertise in the financial vertical, as Senior Executive with Hibernia Networks, he was one of the primary architects of Project Express, the lowest-latency transatlantic subsea cable system constructed to date.

“A global carrier with a client-first focus is precisely what is needed in the financial services industry,” states Mr. Hilt. “I am going to make this part of my rallying cry here at Anova. There is a clear lack of a provider who has the customers’ interest at the forefront of their business. Anova’s international presence, proven connectivity options and market data distribution capabilities position the company to serve the financial services community in ways that have an immediate impact on their bottom line. I’m excited to be a part of the great team at Anova.”
Mr. Hilt will attend and be available for meetings at the FIA EXPO 2018 event taking place October 16-18 at the Hilton, Chicago. To schedule a meeting with Mr. Hilt at the event, contact jhilt@anova-tech.com

To learn more about Anova Technologies, please visit www.anova-tech.com

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About Anova Technologies

Anova Technologies is the preeminent provider and innovator in transport and hardware to the electronic trading space. Since its inception in 2009, Anova has pioneered the deployment methodology for millimeter wave point-to-point networks, is the sole provider of long distance hybrid lasercom connectivity, patented and deployed endpoint termination devices and been honored with multiple awards and media coverage. Firms of all types and sizes rely on Anova’s networks to deliver ultra-low latency, near perfect availability, and scalable capacity.
Learn more at www.anova-tech.com and follow the company on Twitter @AnovaTech

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