CSG appoints Bret Griess as chief executive officer

CSG CEO Bret Griess
Telecom BSS company CSG International today announced the appointment of Bret Griess as president and chief executive officer.

Currently, Bret Griess is president and chief operating officer of CSG. The appointment will be from January 1, 2016.
The appointment follows the retirement of current CEO Peter Kalan, following 19 years of service with CSG.

Griess, 47, has served in various senior and executive management roles with CSG for over 19 years. In his current capacity, he oversees the company’s global sales, operations and delivery, client relationships, product development and management. Prior to this role, he held leadership positions in operations and information technology, including chief operating officer.

Kalan, 56, has served as CSG’s chief executive officer and president since December 2007. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Kalan served in a variety of roles including corporate development and chief financial officer.

Under Peter’s leadership, CSG has become the leading business support solutions (BSS) provider in the North American cable and satellite markets, expanded presence internationally and invested in next generation solutions aimed at the changing video landscape.

Some of the clients of CSG include AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, DISH, Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Time Warner Cable, Vodafone, Vivo and Verizon.

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