Primus appoints Michael Nowlan as its new CEO

Comments Off January 9, 2014 at 6:06 pm

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Nowlan as CEO and member of its board of directors. Nowlan spent the last 12 years as president and CEO of Marketwired. During this time, he grew and transformed the company from a traditional newswire service in a slow growth industry to a high-growth social media leader with offices across North America and Europe. Prior to Marketwired, Nowlan spent six years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, served as CFO of a public company, and ran a consulting firm that helped clients raise capital and provided strategic planning to telecommunications companies.

Acquired by York Capital Management in July 2013, Primus Canada was founded in 1997 and has an estimated 600 employees located in offices across Canada including Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, London and Edmundston, N.B.