EQUINIX Inc, an interconnection and data centre company, announced January 13 the appointment of Guy Danskine, a nine-year veteran of Equinix, to the position of managing director, Australia. Based in Sydney, Danskine will lead the company’s business strategy in Australia and reports to Jeremy Deutsch, president of Equinix Asia-Pacific.
Danskine succeeds Deutsch, who was promoted to lead the company’s business in Asia-Pacific in July 2019. Under his previous role as managing director of Australia since 2014, Deutsch helped Equinix become the market leader in the country through organic expansions, as well as the acquisition and integration of Metronode.
Danskine joined Equinix in 2011 as a global account manager in Sydney before relocating to San Francisco with the Global Account Management organization. Most recently, he served as senior director, Strategic Alliances, where he has been leading a cross-functional team to deepen the company’s partnership with key strategic alliance partners.
Prior to joining Equinix, he led sales and business development for the service provider sector at Geo Networks in London, which was subsequently acquired by Zayo Networks. Prior to Geo, Danskine held leadership and sales roles at Optus and Hutchison Telecoms.