NWN Corporation Promotes Skip Tappen to Chief Operating Officer

WALTHAM, MA — (Marketwire) — 10/19/10 — NWN Corporation announced the promotion of Skip Tappen to the role of Chief Operating Officer effective immediately.

Mont Phelps, President & CEO of NWN Corporation, commented, “Skip has been invaluable in developing NWN as a high-performing company over the past several years. This promotion is in line with our philosophy of providing career opportunities and recognizing exceptional performance. As COO, I am confident that Skip will position NWN for continued growth and for the future.”

In response to this announcement, Skip Tappen stated, “NWN has a great team and I am excited about the opportunity to continue to work with all of them in my new role.”

As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Tappen’s primary responsibility is to assist with the overall operation of the business. This includes management and P&L responsibility for six of the seven regions of NWN, the majority of NWN’s Centers of Excellence and corporate shared services (which include Business Development, Marketing, Internal IT, Finance Operations and NWN’s Command Center). In this role he has day-to-day responsibility for sales, service delivery, finance and administration.

Prior to joining NWN in 2004, Mr. Tappen was a partner with Accenture in their Communications and High Tech Industry group. As a client partner, he worked with some of the largest technology companies in the world helping them integrate and improve their business operations.

Headquartered in Waltham, MA, NWN Corporation provides clients with a complete range of end-to-end IT services and solutions. The company brings clients the premier products in the industry, tailored to their specific needs and situations. These include technologies from Cisco, Microsoft, HP, EMC and many others. Clients include private and public sector organizations in almost every line of work including major banks, universities, manufacturers, hospitals, and state and local government agencies. NWN solutions include Application Development; Data Center and Virtualization; End User Computing; IT Staffing; nCare(R) Managed Services; Network Infrastructure; Security; Smart Government; and Unified Communications and Collaboration.

NWN is a woman-owned business with eleven branches throughout the eastern US, Western US and in Texas. The company serves clients operating locally, nationally and internationally. In addition to corporate headquarters and a branch in Waltham, MA, NWN serves clients with branches in Farmington, CT; Mt. Laurel, NJ; Raleigh, NC; Greensboro, NC; Charlotte, NC; Greenville, SC; Houston, TX; Fresno, CA; Sacramento, CA and Salt Lake City, UT.

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