IXcellerate names Borman MD of Russia

IXcellerate has made a change to its executive team with the appointment of Konstantin Borman as the new managing director of IXcellerate in Moscow.

In his new role, Borman will drive the company’s growth in the region and maturing the organisation to the next level.

In addition, he will oversee benchmarking to global standards and attracting investments, ensuring the best customer journey and adding new sites and services, while still focusing on telecoms and vendor neutrality.

“Our company has always had bold plans and ambitions,” said Guy WiIlner, CEO of IXcellerate.

“And, we’ve been consistently delivering on those, not in the small part through strengthening our team by adding the brightest talent with a well-proven track record in the global market.”

“The board of directors and I are welcoming Konstantin, who is joining IXcellerate at a critical moment in the company’s breakthrough growth, defining the next strategic steps for our continued investment in Russia”


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With more than 25 years of experience, he has held various executive positions at major operators across Europe and Asia, including Interxion, Virtus and Chayora.

Over the course of his career, Borman has set up and lead key data centre companies to the top of the respective markets, ensuring service delivery across over 15 countries.

“Having received the offer to head IXcellerate in Russia, I fully realised what a great responsibility that entails,” said Borman.

“Not only will I have to preserve everything that Guy’s team achieved over the recent years, but also contribute all my knowledge and experience to the development of the Russian data centre and digital infrastructures market, which has enormous potential.

“It’s a great honour for me to become a part of IXcellerate, so I’ll do my best to live up to the confidence bestowed upon me by making the company an undisputed leader.”

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