CHICAGO (April 2, 2009) – InterCall, the world’s largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, today announced the selection of Kathleen Finato to serve as the company’s senior vice president of marketing and business development. Based in InterCall’s Chicago office, Finato will be responsible for strategic management of business development, marketing communications, and product teams.
Finato joins InterCall with more than 20 years of experience developing and managing product, pricing and promotional strategies as well as leading the development and implementation of go-to-market strategies for new and existing products. She most recently held leadership positions with Motorola, including head of North America marketing and vice president of sales in the mobile devices business. Finato has also worked for CoreComm, GE Money and SBC/Ameritech Corporation.
“Kathleen brings extensive marketing and business development experience along with a keen eye for what customers want. We’re pleased to welcome her to our leadership team,” said Scott Etzler, president of InterCall. “We have no doubt she’ll advance our business and help us deliver products and services that increase our customers’ productivity.”
Finato received her bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College and master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She has been a member of the American Marketing Association, Direct Marketing Association and Business Marketing Association.
InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest conference and collaborations service provider in the world, and a leading provider of global cloud-based unified communications services. Founded in 1991, InterCall offers telephony, messaging, conferencing and collaboration tools for businesses of all sizes, from large global enterprises to small or regional companies. With a global footprint and broad service capabilities, InterCall’s flexible models for hosted, managed and on-premises communication services help companies get the most out of their business processes.
InterCall's strong U.S. presence, including four call centers and 26 sales offices, is bolstered by operations in Canada, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. For more information, please visit www.intercall.com.