Zayo Group appoints Alastair Kane as Vice President for Europe
Appointment reinforces Zayo’s commitment to growth across its European footprint
Zayo Group, a global Bandwidth Infrastructure provider, announced today the appointment of Alastair Kane as Vice President of Europe. Based out of Zayo’s European headquarters in London, Mr. Kane will be responsible for leading commercial activity for Zayo’s European market.
Kane has held a variety of executive roles throughout his career in the Telecommunication industry in Sales Management and Marketing, for organisations such as 2e2, British Telecom, Level 3 and MFS.
Glenn Russo, EVP at Zayo said, “Having worked with Alastair in the past, I know he will provide valuable leadership to our business and brings the kind of experience we need to become the leading Bandwidth Infrastructure provider in the markets we serve. His experience with both European and US-based companies will help us grow our business locally as well as become a more effective international supplier.”
Alastair added, “The opportunity at Zayo is considerable. With a deep metro network in London and a European network connecting the major datacenters in Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt we have a strong asset to put to work. We are seeing the ever increasing demand for bandwidth offer market opportunities that play to our strengths. I look forward to being part of the Zayo team as we grow our business.”
Zayo expanded into the European market with the acquisition of AboveNet in July of 2012, and currently has 72,800 fibre route miles world-wide.
About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is an international provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises, and federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over metro, metro, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier, FiberGate, AboveNet, FTS and LiteCast, Zayo’s network includes 72,800 route miles, serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves approximately 11,104 on-net buildings, including 546 data centers, 553 carrier PoPs, and 2,845 cell towers. Zayo’s colocation assets include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused colocation space.