Cyxtera Technologies elevates Manuel D. Medina to executive chairman and Nelson Fonseca becomes the new CEO.
Cystera Technologies announced that founder and CEO Manuel D. Medina has been elevated to the position of Executive Chairman for both Cyxtera and its recently announced AppGate spin-out. Medina will be providing strategic guidance and counsel for both companies. And Cyxtera’s new CEO will be Current Cyxtera President and Chief Operating Officer Nelson Fonseca. Fonseca served in several leadership positions, has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the IT infrastructure sector.
New CEO of the Cyxtera Fonseca said:
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to lead a great company and global provider of colocation services. The team and I look forward to building on our position as a market leader in retail colocation by expanding our highly-connected data center footprint, broadening our global partner ecosystem, and further innovating our CXD platform to deliver a truly world-class customer experience.”
Execute Chairman Manuel D. Mandela said about the position change:
“Our recently announced spin-out of our cybersecurity business positions both Cyxtera and AppGate to take advantage of unique and substantial growth opportunities and to drive innovation and change into their respective sectors. I’m looking forward to working closely with both teams as we continue to transform the cybersecurity and data center industries, and I am delighted that my long-time friend and colleague Nelson Fonseca will take the reins as Cyxtera CEO.”