Global Cloud Xchange (“GCX”) has announced that its board of directors has appointed Rory Cole as the company´s Interim Chief Executive Officer as it conducts a search for a permanent candidate, the company said.
Cole has served as Chief Financial Officer of GCX since 2014 with responsibility for global finance including accounting, financial management and the company´s strategic initiatives.
The leadership transition comes after the confirmation of the company´s Plan of Reorganization on December 4, 2019 and as GCX prepares to emerge as a financially stronger standalone business. Cole succeeds Bill Barney, who, having led the company through this period of transition, has decided that this is the right inflection point to pursue other professional opportunities. The board of GCX will be conducting a thorough search process for a permanent CEO, considering both internal and external candidates.
Global Cloud Xchange offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns one of the world´s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 68,000 route kms which provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform.