Savvis Names Ash Mathur Managing Director for Canadian Operations

Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL), has announced the appointment of Ash Mathur as Regional Vice President and Managing Director for Savvis’ Canadian colocation, managed hosting and cloud services operations.

Most recently, Mathur served as an executive consultant and adviser, focusing on revenue growth, business planning, investment preparation and global expansion for early-stage software and IT service companies. Prior to that, he led sales, engineering and marketing as Vice President of Sales for Cisco’s Canadian operations. He has also held various global leadership roles with Microsoft.

Based in Toronto, Mathur will lead the region’s focus on driving growth in Savvis colocation, managed hosting and cloud services across Canada.

Adoption of colocation, cloud

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Ash Mathur: “We will accelerate adoption of Savvis’ world-class colocation, cloud services and managed hosting solutions.”

“As demand for IT services escalates in Canada, I’m extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity at Savvis,” Mathur said. “I look forward to working with the team to accelerate adoption of the company’s world-class colocation, cloud services and managed hosting solutions.”

“We are delighted to have Ash leading our team in Canada,” said James Parker, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing. “Ash brings a strong, broad background that will serve the region well in building trusted relationships and leading strategic growth through comprehensive, go-to-market initiatives.”

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States.  Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations.