Competitive Telecoms Group, Inc. (‘CTG’) has announced the expansion of its consulting group with the addition of industry veteran, Larry Fisher.

Fisher is well-known throughout the telecom industry for his role in managing new product development for Sprint and later led MCI’s (now Verizon) partnership with IBM. The partnership between IBM drove over $500 million in annual outsourcing contracts for MCI. He later parlayed this experience for NTT America, the second largest telecom group in the world, where he became SVP of Sales and Services. In addition, while at Dun & Bradstreet, Fisher first led the new product development team for the marketing services division then later served as vice president of strategic alliances where he was instrumental in developing the company’s partner distribution strategy. The Dun & Bradstreet partner distribution strategy Fisher put in place secured relationships with, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and others. Most recently, he led development of Financial markets at both CoreSite and QTS.

“Larry will become our vice president, consulting services with a key focus on our growing Data Center sales, support and transaction activities. While best known for our recruiting capabilities, CTG continues to expand our consulting, board placement and M&A practice with major industry players such as The Carlyle Group, Verizon, Neustar, Cerberus Capital, Aon, Telarix, Allstream, and many others,” says Jerry DeMartino, CEO of Competitive Telecoms Group, and former president of MCI International and CEO of GlobeNet.