Duncan Lewis to join euNetworks Board as an Independent, Non-Executive Director
London, UNITED KINGDOM – 17 October 2011 – euNetworks Group Limited, today announced the appointment of a new Director to the Board. This appointment is effective 17 October, 2011. Duncan Lewis joins as an Independent, Non-Executive Director and will also take up the position of Chairman of the Nominating Committee for euNetworks. He has worked in the telecommunications and media industry for more than 25 years, holding Chief Executive, Managing Director and Chairman positions. Most recently Mr. Lewis was Chief Executive Officer of Vislink plc, stepping down from this position in March 2011. He has held similar positions at companies such as GTS Inc, Equant, Granada Media Group and Mercury Communications. His previous Director appointments include Chairman of Euphony Holdings, Mobix Interactive, MessageLabs and Sinotel Limited. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Viridian plc from 2002 to 2006 and an Independent Director of Completel from 2002 to 2008. Between 2002 and 2008, he served as an advisor to The Carlyle Group. Today Mr. Lewis is an Independent Director of Spirent Communications plc, and is a member of their Remuneration Committee. “We are delighted to welcome Duncan to the euNetworks Board,” said Brady Rafuse, Chief Executive Officer of euNetworks. “Duncan brings with him a wealth of industry experience and is a strong addition to the team as we continue to grow our business. His extensive Board and management experience is valuable to our continued development in Europe.”
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.