Reliance Communications (RCOM) today announced that Bill Barney, CEO of RCOM Enterprise and Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) has been appointed to the role of Co-CEO of the company following the recent departure of former RCOM CEO Vinod Sawhny. Mr. Barney will lead the RCOM business as Co-CEO and will continue to operate as the Chairman and CEO of GCX.
“It is an honor to be entrusted with the leadership of RCOM during this exciting period and I am looking forward to working with our employees and partners on this next chapter of growth and innovation at Reliance Communications,” said Bill Barney.
Mr. Barney’s appointment is effective immediately. He will continue to operate out of Hong Kong and Mumbai.
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 67,000 route kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route kms of domestic optic fiber backbone, provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks.