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Fiber Industry Veteran Hurley Joins Conterra’s Board of Directors

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc. today announced that fiber industry veteran Michael Hurley is joining the company to serve on its Board of Directors.

Mr. Hurley was a member of the founding team at Fibertech Networks where he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing with responsibility for the company’s carrier and enterprise sales/revenue growth from its inception in 2000 through Fibertech’s merger with Lightower in 2015.  After the merger, Mr. Hurley served as Lightower’s President, Wholesale Solutions & Rochester Region, until February 2016.  He now owns and operates a telecommunication advisory firm. Prior to co-founding Fibertech, Mr. Hurley held various sales positions at MCI, Frontier Corporation and New England Telephone.

During his tenure at Fibertech, Mr. Hurley built a sales organization that sold contracts with total revenue value of more than $2.5 billion.  Fibertech was an industry leader in both revenue growth and operating margins and received recognition as the top sales organization in its industry each year from 2007–2014.

“We are very fortunate to have someone of Mike’s exceptional fiber industry experience and reputation supporting our Conterra ownership and management team at a key point in our business evolution,” commented Conterra’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Leeolou.  “Mike has successfully managed through many of the same exciting opportunities we see ahead for our business.  We expect his insights and expertise to be extremely beneficial to us going forward,” added Mr. Leeolou.  Keep Reading

Dillard’s Recalls Baby Jackets Due to Choking Hazard

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2017 /360WiseNews/ —

Recall Summary

 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http://www.saferproducts.gov. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Name of Product: Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats

Hazard: The metal snaps on the jackets can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coat and return it to the nearest Dillard’s store for a full refund. To obtain a prepaid envelope to return the product by mail, customers can contact Dillard’s.

Consumer Contact: Dillard’s at 800-345-5273 from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Sunday, by email at [email protected] or online at www.dillards.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,800

Description: This recall involves the Starting Out Baby Girls 3-24 Months Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coat with style numbers F64CI801I and F64CI801N. The coat is labeled for children aged 3-24 months and has metal snap closures. It is an ivory faux fur coat with animal ears on the hood. The “Starting Out” logo and style number can be found on the tag sewn into the garment.

Incidents/Injuries: Dillard’s has received one report of snaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Dillard’s stores nationwide and online at www.dillards.com from September 2016 through December 2016 for about $40.

Importer/Distributor: Dillard’s Inc., of Little Rock, Ark.

Manufactured in: China

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Keep Reading

Business Outfitters By Lands’ End Wins Gold At American Advertising Award For WorkWear Campaign

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“Strength Defines Us” Campaign Featuring Employees Wins Top Honor at AAF Madison ADDY Awards and Advances to Regional Competition

 

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Feb. 27, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Business Outfitters by Lands’ End has won a gold ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation Madison, an organization committed to the development of the advertising, marketing and communications community in the greater Madison area, for its “Strength Defines Us” campaign. The compelling campaign visuals and video were developed for the Lands’ End WorkWear Collection, which features apparel for tough jobs like construction, warehouse work and more. The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition to recognize the best in creative excellence in advertising.

The dynamic winning campaign visuals and video featured Lands’ End employees in WorkWear apparel, portraying the story of the real people who use the line every day. The finished product captured the simple yet dynamic story behind the Lands’ End maintenance team, what quality means to them and how they take pride in what they wear to work every day and how they do their jobs. Built around the workers themselves, the campaign created a lifestyle concept using authentic personal stories to forge an authentic customer connection.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the American Advertising Federation Madison for our team’s creativity in developing a campaign that is near and dear to all of us at Lands’ End,” said Joe Ferreri, senior vice president, Lands’ End Outfitters. “This award presents a unique distinction because it comes from our local Madison community for a campaign that features our very own employees and the hard work and dedication they bring to their jobs at Lands’ End every day.” Keep Reading

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