SYDNEY, Australia – January 13, 2020 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company, today announced the appointment of Guy Danskine, a nine-year veteran of Equinix, to the position of Managing Director, Australia. Based in Sydney, Danskine leads the company’s business strategy in Australia and reports to Jeremy Deutsch, President of Equinix Asia-Pacific.
Danskine succeeds Deutsch, who was promoted to lead the company’s business in Asia-Pacific in July 2019. Under his previous role as Managing Director of Australia since 2014, Deutsch successfully helped Equinix become the market leader in the country through organic expansions, as well as the acquisition and integration of Metronode.
“Guy has a proven track record of driving business growth and accelerating Equinix’s market leading position, while efficiently leading his team. With his experience managing a global, cross-functional team and growing our strategic partnerships to unlock mutual value, I am confident he will continue to deliver on our commitment in Australia to provide our customers with interconnection solutions that support digital transformation and cloud adoption initiatives.”
“As Equinix continues to expand, introducing new products and services to customers in Australia, I’m excited to be home and rejoin the team here. Over the past several years we have seen that Australian organisations are very fast adopters of new technologies, and I look forward to helping deliver added value to our customers deploying across Australia and furthering Equinix’s position as the market leader.”
Equinix,Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. On this global platform for digital business, companies come together across more than 50 markets on five continents to reach everywhere, interconnect everyone and integrate everything they need to create their digital futures. Equinix.com.au
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX data centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix products and solutions; unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to the integration of companies we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix; a failure to receive significant revenues from customers in recently built out or acquired data centres; a failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key customers; risks related to our taxation as a REIT; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see recent Equinix quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.
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