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Press Release: Telx Appoints Bill Fathers to its Board of Directors

May 23, 2014  |  Written by Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer

Telx, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, data center solutions and cloud enablement services, today announced the appointment of Bill Fathers to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Fathers is currently the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit at VMware and has over 16 years of industry experience building partnerships across service provider, independent software vendor (ISV), and system integrator (SI) communities. In his new role on Telx’s Board of Directors, Fathers will advise Telx across a variety of functional areas including sales, marketing, product development and operations.

To read more about Fathers’ background and experience, and about his appointment to Telx’s Board of Directors, please see the full press release at Telx’s websiteIf you have any questions about Bill Fathers or this recent appointment to the Board of Directors, please reach out to us via the contact page of our site, or by Facebook or Twitter.

Chris Downie

Chris Downie

Chief Executive Officer

Chris has over 24 years of experience in the finance and communications industries. From June 2007 to August 2013 Chris served as President and CFO of Telx. Prior to Telx, Chris was responsible as CFO, COO and ultimately Principal Executive Officer for leading the finance, operating and corporate strategy for Motient Corporation, a leading satellite services company developing expansive communications platforms in North America. Before Motient, he served in varying financial and operational consulting capacities for communications client as part of Communications Technology Advisors (CTA). Before CTA, he was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer for a competitive telecommunications company, BroadStreet Communications. Prior to his operational roles, Chris spent 10 years in investment banking executing corporate finance transactions in the communications sector at Daniels & Associates, LP and Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. He holds an MBA from New York University and a BA from Dartmouth College.