( The Hosting News ) – Network SolutionsÂ® announced today that Kurt Gastrock has been named Senior Vice President. Kurt responsibilities will span three key areas: Product, Sales and Wholesale. Gastrock will be a catalyst for product innovation and customer growth. He is charged with extending the companyâ€™s suite of products and services through online and new sales channels and developing new private label offerings to a growing portfolio of partners.
â€œKurt brings a wealth of experience in product development and channel strategy to the company,â€ said Tim Kelly, President of Network Solutions. â€œHe is a great complement to the existing team members.â€
Network Solutions is focused on providing businesses with quality products and services that make it easy for them to establish and grow their companies using the Internet. The product portfolio spans a wide range of services â€“ from web hosting to online marketing services â€“ that are supported with free, 24/7 customer service support, certified by JD Power & Associates year after year.
â€œI am happy to be part of the Network Solutions team,â€ said Kurt Gastrock. â€œThe company continues to develop, refine and expand its product portfolio and open new sales channels to deliver products and services that deliver results small businesses expect.â€
Prior to joining Network Solutions, Gastrock served as the Senior Vice President for Sales and Business Development at NextG Networks. His past experience includes leading the day-to-day operations of Convera Corporation where he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Gastrock also spent a number of years at Sprint Nextel Corporation where he held senior level posts in their wireless site development, hosting, and E|Solutions business units.
Gastrock earned a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University.