Tina Piermarini Takes EVP, Chief Admin Officer Roles at Ciber; Paul A. Jacobs Comments

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Tina Piermarini has been named executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Ciber (NYSE: CBR). Piermarini brings into the new role her leadership experience in people management, information technology and marketing, Ciber said Monday. She is the founder of the Thinking Is Required business development consultancy group and was a longtime member of the management team at Electronic...

Christina Lucero to Head Ciber’s Vertical Strategic Solutions Group; Manish Sharma Comments

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Christina Lucero, a former industry analyst at Gartner (NYSE: IT), has joined Ciber (NYSE: CBR) as director of the vertical strategic solutions group. Ciber said Tuesday that Manish Sharma, business consulting practice vice president, leads the group that works to help customers implement strategies for growing their businesses.. “Christina will lead the efforts to bring industry-specific strategic...

Richard Coleman Jr Named to Ciber’s Board of Directors; Paul Jacobs Comments

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Richard Coleman Jr., a private investor and business adviser, has been appointed to Ciber‘s (NYSE: CBR) board of directors and succeeds Archibald McGill, who retired Thursday after 16 years in the role. The company said Monday that Coleman, also a current director at NTS, will serve as a Class III director and his term will expire at the annual meeting of shareholders next year. “We are...

Christian Mezger Promoted to CFO at Ciber

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Christian Mezger Christian Mezger, formerly senior vice president of finance at information technology consulting company Ciber (NYSE: CBR), has been promoted to chief financial officer. He succeeds Mike Lehman, who has been acting CFO since September 2013, the company said Tuesday. Mezger joined Ciber 2011 after a 15-year career at Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) that included roles such as VP of finance...

CenturyLink 4Q Enterprise Network Revenue Up 6%

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CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has announced both fourth quarter and full-year financial results to conclude its 2012 fiscal year. Revenue in the enterprise markets-network segment, which works with enterprise and government customers, grew 5.7 percent over the prior year period to $671 million. Recurring revenue grew 4.5 percent year-over-year, representing the fourth straight sequential quarter of recurring...

Ciber Appoints Michael Casullo SVP and CIO; Dave Peterschmidt Comments

Ciber has appointed Michael Casullo senior vice president and chief information officer, according to a company release. Casullo has a three-decade career in the information technology industry, with a background which includes disaster recovery strategies, cloud computing, major application implementations and data center operations. (Click Here, to read recent M&A activity and news by Ciber.) “Information...

CenturyLink Subsidiary to Buy Ciber IT Outsourcing Assets; Ousley, Peterschmidt Comment

Savvis, a subsidiary of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has agreed to acquire information technology outsourcing assets from Ciber (NYSE: CBR) for $7 million cash. Savvis said the total transaction price will include additional future consideration in the form of a cash earn-out payment based on results through December 2013. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2012. Savvis intends...

CRGT Acquiring CIBER’s Federal Division for $40M Cash

CRGT Inc. will buy CIBER Inc.’s (NYSE: CBR) federal division for million cash, CIBER said Monday. CIBER said it expects to generate $35 million in net cash proceeds from the transaction. The company said it plans to dedicate the proceeds “in excess of $25 million” to reduce its revolving credit commitments. CRGT said it has received necessary approvals from its creditors to sell...

GSA Awards Spots on $5B Telecom Contract to 21 Firms

The General Services Administration has awarded 21 companies positions on the billion Connections II telecommunications and network support contract. The GSA calls the award a “one-stop shop for buying telecommunications, network and communications solutions”, which will support existing infrastructure and customized agency needs. The companies will compete for task orders under contract,...

CIBER Expands Data Centers into 45 Countries in Savvis Deal

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) has signed an agreement with Savvis, a CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) company, to extend CIBER’s worldwide data center and networking capacity. The extended infrastructure includes 48 data centers in 45 countries in North America, Europe and Asia. CIBER said Savvis provides a dedicated hosting model, an op-ex model, public and private clouds and meets growing information security,...