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Press release from CNW Group

PEER 1 Hosting Expands its Leadership Team with New Chief Marketing Officer

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

PEER 1 Hosting Expands its Leadership Team with New Chief Marketing Officer07:30 EDT Wednesday, July 27, 2011Executive team sets stage for growth with numerous appointmentsVANCOUVER, July 27, 2011 /CNW/ - PEER 1Hosting (TSX:PIX), the global online IT hosting provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Patti as the company's Chief Marketing Officer.This new role for PEER 1 Hosting is a reflection of the company's dedication to growth in the marketplace globally. Mr. Patti will be responsible for leading a world-class marketing organization which includes brand strategy and management, lead generation, industry-thought leadership and social and community evangelism, among other initiatives. His other responsibilities include overseeing the global marketing and go-to market efforts of both PEER 1 Hosting and ServerBeach across the North American and EMEA markets."With more than 20 years of leadership marketing experience, Steve brings a wealth of knowledge to our team in areas including business development, licensing, channel development, and B2C and B2B experience," said Fabio Banducci, President and CEO, PEER 1 Hosting. "We are thrilled to have him leading our marketing organization and continuing the great work the current marketing team has done for our company."Prior to joining PEER 1 Hosting, Mr. Patti served as the Vice-President of Marketing and Business Development at Generations Federal Credit Union where he led the company's sales, marketing and brand management efforts. Among some of his other roles, Mr. Patti was the founder of Polarity, a global technology marketing firm and also held leadership roles at companies including Kao Infosystems and Compaq Computer Corporation.Mr. Patti holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Houston and a BBA in Management from Texas A&M University.To view Steve Patti's bio and photo please visit addition to Mr. Patti's recent hire, PEER 1 Hosting is also pleased to announce the appointments of:Jay Newman to the role of Senior Vice-President of Sales. Mr. Newman joined the PEER 1 Hosting team in 2010 as its Vice-President of Sales.Jad Jebara as the Senior Vice-President of Finance and Administration. Mr. Jebara previously served as the company's Vice-President of Finance and IT.Brenton Brown as the new Vice-President of Finance. Prior to this, Mr. Brown previously held the position of Director of Corporate Finance at PEER 1 Hosting.About PEER 1 HostingPEER 1 Hosting is one of the world's leading IT hosting providers. The company is built on two obsessions: Ping & People. Ping, represents its commitment to best-in-breed technology, founded on a high performance 10Gb FastFiber Network™ connected by 17 state-of-the-art datacenters, 21 points-of-presence and 10 colocation facilities throughout North America and Europe. People, represents its commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to its more than 10,000 customers worldwide, backed by a 100 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 FirstCall Support™. PEER 1 Hosting's portfolio includes Managed Hosting, Dedicated Servers under the ServerBeach brand, Colocation and Cloud Services. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations headquartered in Southampton, UK. PEER 1 Hosting shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For more information visit: or further information: For media inquiries, please contact Shobhita Sharma, MAVERICK PR, (416) 640-5525 ex 228