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Anova Technologies Appoints Joe Hilt as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Industry Veteran Will Lead Business Growth and Global Expansion Strategies as the Company Prepares for the Introduction of New Products to the Financial Services Industry

Anova Technologies, a global connectivity and market data provider to the financial services industry, announces today the appointment of industry veteran and thought leader, Joe Hilt, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this position, Mr. Hilt will direct Anova’s sales teams to achieve revenue objectives as well as manage commercial relationships to ensure profitability. Moreover, he will help drive Anova’s soon-to-be-announced global market expansion and new financial services product rollouts, among other responsibilities.

“Joe’s hire as our new Vice President of Sales and Marketing is a testament to our growth and continued focus on the financial marketplace,” comments Michael Persico, CEO, Anova Technologies. “Joe’s experience, customer-centric philosophy and proven leadership abilities will be instrumental to our overall success as we extend our product suite and expand our footprint globally. We are thrilled to have him on board as we prepare for what is certain to be an exciting close of 2018 and beyond.”

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Mr. Hilt has more than 25 years of experience serving the telecommunications industry as a data networking and ultra-low latency expert with strong ties to the financial, Over-the-Top (OTT) content and wholesale communities. Prior to joining Anova, he was VP of Sales, Financial Markets with GTT Communications, following its acquisition of Hibernia Networks. Previously, Mr. Hilt held multiple positions in sales and marketing with Hibernia Networks, most recently as VP, Sales for the Americas. Leveraging his expertise in the financial vertical, as Senior Executive with Hibernia Networks, he was one of the primary architects of Project Express, the lowest-latency transatlantic subsea cable system constructed to date.

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“A global carrier with a client-first focus is precisely what is needed in the financial services industry,” states Mr. Hilt. “I am going to make this part of my rallying cry here at Anova. There is a clear lack of a provider who has the customers’ interest at the forefront of their business. Anova’s international presence, proven connectivity options and market data distribution capabilities position the company to serve the financial services community in ways that have an immediate impact on their bottom line. I’m excited to be a part of the great team at Anova.”

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