Charter Announces the Acquisition of Cohort Networks and the Appointment of John Pawelchak

Charter Telecom, a Victoria-based leader in digital transformation, IT services, and network procurement announced today the acquisition of Cohort Networks and the appointment of John Pawelchak to the position of Practice Lead for Cloud-Managed Networks & Security.

John Pawelchak

Charter’s acquisition of Cohort Networks is the joining of two of Canada’s leading Cisco Partners. It is a positive step towards offering our mutual customers even more value in their journey to cloud-managed networks & security, including a comprehensive portfolio of services and solutions, advisory, and consulting practices.

John "JP" Pawelchak, the new Practice Lead for Cloud-Managed Networks & Security at Charter, brings his accomplished IT experience of 13 years, dedicated to delivering innovative and effective solutions that meet our customers' needs.

JP is an expert in cloud-managed networking and security with a proven track record of developing and selling exceptional solutions. He has successfully led digital transformation projects for public and private sector clients, prioritizing transparency and honesty in his collaborative communication style.

“We are truly excited about this major step towards cementing Charter’s offerings in the digital transformation landscape by this acquisition of Cohort Networks and John Pawelchak. With his extensive experience and proven leadership in cloud-managed networks & security, JP is poised to make significant contributions to Charter's success in delivering award-winning solutions to its customers.” - Kelly Michell, President

About Charter

Charter is an award-winning IT solution and managed services provider established in 1997 in Victoria, BC, Canada. Our mission is to align people, process, and technologies to help build better organizations, enhance communication, boost operational performance, and modernize businesses.

Our team of experts leverage a business architecture methodology and a human-centered design approach to drive successful digital transformation for our clients, unlocking new opportunities, generating new value, and driving growth. Charter offers a comprehensive range of services, including advisory and consulting services, project services, and managed services. This allows the company to provide end-to-end solutions to clients, from planning and design to ongoing support and implementation. We offer knowledge and support that extends beyond our clients’ businesses, empowering them to focus on their core operations. Charter helps businesses generate new value, drive growth, and unlock new opportunities, enabling them to go to market faster and more effectively. Let Charter drive business outcome Forward, Together.

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