euNetworks Group Limited, today announced that Uwe Nickl, Executive Director and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) will be leaving the business towards the end of 2014.
London, UNITED KINGDOM – 28 August 2014 – euNetworks Group Limited, today announced that Uwe Nickl, Executive Director and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) will be leaving the business towards the end of 2014. Mr. Nickl will be taking on a new role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at a non-competing business in the German market.
“Uwe has been with euNetworks since 2009 and has made an enormous contribution to the development of the business” said Brady Rafuse, CEO of euNetworks. “Whilst we are obviously very sad to see him leave, it is with great pride that we congratulate Uwe on his new CEO position and we wish him every continued success.”
“I would like to thank the Board, my colleagues, employees and the stakeholders of euNetworks for the last 5 years,” said Uwe Nickl. “We have built a fantastic business that is scaling well and has many exciting opportunities ahead. I will continue to support the euNetworks team in every way I can and I will be handing over CSO responsibilities to Denis le Brizault. I have worked closely with Denis over a number of years and our transition will be smooth over a period of time, supporting the momentum already seen in our performance this year.”
Denis le Brizault, who joined the business recently as Head of France, will take over lead responsibility for sales and revenue growth for the business as the CSO.
“I am delighted that Denis has accepted the role of CSO for euNetworks,” said Rafuse. “Denis is a highly experienced and skilled senior executive who knows our industry extremely well. Denis and Uwe will be working closely together over the coming months in advance of Uwe’s departure.”
Prior to joining euNetworks Mr. le Brizault held senior management positions in BT France, ICTelecom, easynet France, Level 3 Communications and MFS. His career spans 24 years in the telecom industry.
euNetworks is a bandwidth infrastructure company, owning and operating 17 fibre based metropolitan networks connected with a high capacity intercity backbone covering 51 cities in 15 countries. The company leads the market in data centre connectivity, directly connecting over 430 today. euNetworks is also a leading cloud connectivity provider, directly connecting to all key cloud platforms with access to additional platforms. The company offers a targeted portfolio of metropolitan and long haul services including Dark Fibre, Wavelengths, and Ethernet. Wholesale, finance, content, media, data centre and enterprise customers benefit from euNetworks’ unique inventory of fibre and duct based assets that are tailored to fulfil their high bandwidth needs.