Equinix Appoints Company Veteran Charles Meyers President of Strategy, Services and Innovation
Included in the Strategy, Services and Innovation unit are the office of the Chief Technology Officer, Business Development, Product Management and Product Engineering. Also included are new business teams being formed to position
Highlights / Key Facts
- As the leader of the newly created Strategy, Services and Innovation group, Meyers will shift his focus from the core operations of the business to ensuring
Equinixkeeps pace with the dynamic customer requirements of an increasingly "cloud-first" world. He will also focus on identifying key growth areas for the business and applying the right thinking and resources to these opportunities to incubate and vet them against the company's long-term strategy.
- Meyers joined
Equinixin 2010 as President of the Americasregion, delivering outstanding results for the company's largest P&L at a time of significant growth in revenue and scaling of operations. In 2013, he was promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer, where he has overseen Global Sales, Marketing, Operations and Client Services. In this role, he has been instrumental in enhancing Equinix'soperating disciplines globally, identifying and driving best practices and ensuring a more consistent global experience for our customers. Going forward, his former operational responsibilities will fall under common leadership reporting to EquinixCEO Steve Smith.
Steve Smith, CEO, Equinix:
"As Equinix becomes an increasingly important and strategic partner to businesses that are realigning their organizations to benefit from the shift to digital, the addition of the new role of President of Strategy, Services and Innovation will enable
Charles Meyers, President, Strategy, Services and Innovation, Equinix:
"This is an important time in
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