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West Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation (“West” or the “Company”) today announced three additions to its executive leadership team.

Robert Wechsler will be joining the Company as President. Rob has 20 years of experience in organizational growth and development, including building and exiting four companies totaling over $1.5 billion in value. Most recently, Rob was CEO and Founder of Blue Star Sports, the world’s largest sports technology company. Rob has also served as CEO and Co-Founder of Century Payments and Century Payments Advisors, President of the National Business of Chase Paymentech, and EVP Sales for Convergent Group.

Nancy Disman will be joining the Company as Chief Administrative Officer. Nancy most recently served as Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of TSYS’ Merchant Services Segment (previously TransFirst). Prior to joining TransFirst, Nancy served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Cynergy Data Corporation and spent 11 years at First Data Corporation in various finance and operations leadership positions, including Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Merchant Services Segment.

Louis Brucculeri will assume the role of Executive Vice President and General Counsel, bringing deep legal expertise to West with over 25 years of experience advising and serving clients as both inside and outside counsel. Lou has been recognized by multiple national publications for his exceptional work in Intellectual Property law.

“I am excited to welcome Rob, Nancy and Lou to West and look forward to their leadership as we focus on operational excellence, continue to serve our clients by delivering superior products and solutions, and unlock our potential to better innovate and grow the Company,” said John Shlonsky, Chief Executive Officer of West.

Nancee Berger, President and Chief Operating Officer, and David Treinen, EVP of Corporate Development and Planning, have announced their retirements from West. David Mussman, EVP and General Counsel, will also be departing from the Company. Nancee Berger will continue to serve as Chief Operating Officer until her retirement in 2018. David Treinen and David Mussman will continue to consult with West to facilitate the transition.

“I would like to thank Nancee Berger, Dave Treinen and Dave Mussman for their dedication and service to West. They have each greatly contributed to the growth of West Corporation,” John Shlonsky said.

About West Corporation
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services, safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, telecom services and specialized agent services.

For 30 years, West has provided reliable, high-quality voice and data services. West has sales and operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information please visit www.west.com.

West Corporation Contact: Dave Pleiss VP Investor and Public Relations West Corporation (402) 963-1500 dmpleiss@west.com

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