Masergy, a leading provider of hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communications solutions, announced today that James Parker will serve as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Chris MacFarland. Chris will remain fully engaged with the company, assuming the role of Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer.
Parker has more than two decades of leadership experience in the high-tech industry, spanning software and telecommunications in developed and emerging markets. He brings a proven track record of success with prior leadership positions at Microsoft, CenturyLink and most recently, Tata Communications.
“James is a seasoned executive in the technology sector, and his proven ability to execute on vision and strategy combined with his passion for superior customer experience makes him the perfect choice as Masergy’s next CEO,” said MacFarland. “We are very excited to have James join the company. Our shared vision is for Masergy to become a $1B+ revenue company by significantly outpacing our competition with rapid product innovation and the industry’s best customer experience.”
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