John McCarthy Named President of ShoreGroup

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Industry veteran to lead premier managed and professional services company

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ShoreGroup today announced the appointment of John McCarthy as its President. McCarthy has held the position of General Manager at ShoreGroup since 2008, and has been instrumental in building the company’s sales and operations practices during a period of unprecedented growth. As President, McCarthy will leverage more than 20 years of sales, marketing and distribution management experience to expand ShoreGroup’s national sales and engineering presence.

“John has been instrumental in guiding ShoreGroup’s success over the years by expanding the depth of our technical expertise across North America and continuing to deliver highly satisfied customers,” said Robert Veghte Kennedy, Chairman and CEO of ShoreGroup. “As ShoreGroup continues to grow and expand, John’s ability to attract and bring together the best talent will continue to be a key element in the company’s future success.”

“I’m pleased to have the opportunity to guide ShoreGroup’s strategy and expand upon the success we’ve achieved,” said McCarthy. “ShoreGroup is a highly respected solution and service provider that supports the needs of both customers and other Cisco partners. We consistently deliver the highest quality managed and professional services that maximize the business advantage that can be gained from today’s unified communications, contact center, cloud and networking technologies. I look forward to working with the talented team at ShoreGroup as we embark on the next phase of the company and deliver an expanded range of services and technologies.”

Before assuming the General Manager position at ShoreGroup, McCarthy was Vice President of Sales for Voice Management Solutions at Computer Associates where he oversaw the successful global launch of voice management products. He served as CEO and President of Vitel Software prior to its acquisition by Concord Communications. McCarthy was also Vice President of North American Sales for GeoTel Communications, which was acquired by Cisco Systems. Earlier in his career, McCarthy held sales, operations and management positions with ROLM, Centigram, Cisco, IBM and Sprint.

About ShoreGroup

ShoreGroup is a managed and professional services team with expertise and experience in using technology solutions to help our clients solve business challenges and achieve their objectives. Since our founding in 1999, our proven ability to meet or exceed our commitments has made us the trusted advisor to hundreds of customers. We forge long-term relationships with clients who view us more as a valued partner than a service provider.

ShoreGroup’s team is comprised of the industry’s leading experts, with unparalleled knowledge and skills in the technologies we deploy and manage. Leveraging this expertise, ShoreGroup delivers full lifecycle services to ensure the success of our clients – from the initial design of a network through to optimization and the ongoing delivery of quality support services.

Additional information about ShoreGroup’s products and services can be found at

February 29, 2016

FOR:    ShoreGroup, Inc.
CONTACT:    Glenn Yeeles
ShoreGroup, Inc.
One Penn Plaza, 46th Floor
250 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10119

212-364-6800 x7471

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