LONDON, UK, 13 NOVEMBER 2023 – EXA Infrastructure, the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America, today announced Nick Read, Chair of the EXA Board of Directors, will oversee the business with immediate effect. Martijn Blanken will step down from his position as Chief Executive and advise Mr Read and the Board of Directors through year-end to support the transition. The company is conducting a comprehensive search process to identify a permanent CEO.
Nick Read, Chair of the EXA Board of Directors said: “Across our business, we are driving customer-focused innovation and capitalising on growth opportunities driven by cloud, content, and AI. We thank Martijn for his contribution in positioning EXA as a leader in the data centre-to-date centre fibre industry. We wish him the best in his future endeavours.”
On EXA’s achievements, Martijn reflected, saying: “I want to thank the incredible team at EXA for their unwavering commitment and hard work. I have full confidence that EXA will continue to thrive and achieve new milestones.”
About EXA Infrastructure
Headquartered in London, EXA Infrastructure is a portfolio company of I Squared Capital and the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America and owns 142,000 kilometres of fibre network across 34 countries. EXA’s network connects 300 cities and offers 13Tier 3-equivalent data centres, with sub-sea routes that include three transatlantic cables, one the lowest latency link between Europe and North America. For more information, see exainfra.net