Equinix appoints Cyrus Adaggra as Vice President of Corporate Development, Equinix Asia-Pacific, with immediate effect. Based in Sydney, Cyrus will lead the Asia-Pacific Corporate Development team in driving the company’s growth strategy to expand Equinix’s footprint in existing and new markets across the region.
“Cyrus’ extensive background in the telecommunications industry, combined with his expertise in corporate development and mergers and acquisitions, make him a valuable addition to the Equinix Asia-Pacific executive management team,” said Jeremy Deutsch, President, Equinix Asia-Pacific. “Asia-Pacific remains one of the most dynamic markets in the world, so we have been driving extensive expansion across the region. I believe Cyrus’ efforts will further enhance our presence and reach in the market and help deliver new opportunities for Equinix and our customers.”
With more than 20 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions (M&A), financial strategy and corporate development, Cyrus was most recently with Telstra Ltd, where over the last 10 years he led a number of M&A projects as well as large and complex cross-enterprise strategic initiatives. Prior to that, he worked in the M&A practice of Ernst & Young and acted as transaction advisor to large multinational corporations, private equity firms and private businesses. Throughout his career Cyrus has led numerous strategic acquisitions and data center transactions to maximize return on investment and organizational growth. His substantial professional experience across Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Singapore underlies his vast regional experience in driving company growth through acquisitions and greenfield development.
“I am incredibly excited to join Equinix at a moment of great opportunity for the company,” said Cyrus. “I look forward to working with our team to continue to grow our existing markets and explore new markets across the region to help our customers accelerate the delivery and consumption of digital services on a global scale with on-demand infrastructure.”
Cyrus holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Macquarie University, Australia, and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.