Appointment rounds out new EMEA leadership team, following sales, advanced services and marketing executive hires in August
LONDON, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today announced the appointment of Fiona Cullen as managing director for its EMEA operations.
Cullen joins Savvis from IBM, where she held a number of senior executive roles, most recently running the cloud-computing business across Europe. She has also worked within IBM's Global Technology Services, Software, Sales & Distribution and Server Technology groups.
"At a time when the market for IT infrastructure is becoming increasingly diverse, Savvis stands apart as a leader in uniquely meeting the cloud, managed-hosting and colocation needs of businesses across Europe," Cullen said. "The opportunity at Savvis is extremely exciting, and I look forward to working to deliver IT services that help organizations across a range of sectors grow and innovate."
"It's crucial that we maintain focus on what our clients want and need today and in the years ahead," said James Parker, senior vice president, global sales and marketing, Savvis. "Fiona is a powerful addition to our global team as we look to accelerate demand for Savvis' global IT infrastructure solutions in Europe."
For more information about Savvis' EMEA operations, visit www.savvis.co.uk.
Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting services over advanced networks, enabling its clients to focus on their core environments and meet new market opportunities.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.
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