Monty Bannerman, who has more than 25 years of experience in the communications industry, is joining Verso technologies as senior vice president for strategic initiatives.

Verso is a provider of integrated business communications.

Bannerman worked recently for Terremark Worldwide as chief technical officer. He oversaw design and operation of a major network access point for the firm. Bannerman has also worked with Bell Canada and started an Internet Service provider in northern California.

Bannerman launched in 1996 to provide Voice over Internet Protocol network platforms in Asia.