Internet Exchange AMS-IX Names Mark Cooper Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Mark Cooper (44) has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange). He joins AMS-IX from Interxion, taking over the position from Cara Mascini (43), who fulfilled the role as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the past 10 years.


Cara Mascini will now be responsible for AMS-IX’ international strategy development.

Cara Mascini has started a new challenge as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at AMS-IX. In her new role, Mascini will be responsible for the long-term strategy development, creating the strategic context, stakeholder management, strategic relations, organizational development and company culture.

With the recent international expansion of AMS-IX, the need for more strategic context was growing to make sure the organization develops according to the objectives that are set for a longer term and the strategy is executed accordingly.

Interxion, KPN

“This role offers me the opportunity to focus on expansion into new international markets,” said Mark Cooper.

Before joining AMS-IX, Mark Cooper was Director Strategy & Marketing at Interxion within the Network Service Provider and Content Delivery Network division. Prior to Interxion, Mark Cooper was employed by KPN International in the role of Product Manager and before that by KPNQwest in the role of Product Marketing Manager. As the new CCO of AMS-IX, Mark Cooper is responsible for the management and further development of marketing, sales, business development and customer relations within AMS-IX.

“I feel AMS-IX is the absolute leader in the field of Internet Exchanges”, said Mark Cooper. “This role offers me the opportunity to join an organization with a focus on expansion into new international markets. This function allows me to further develop my experience of team management and leadership, particularly in the area of marketing.”