NetIX Hires Key Team Members for Global Expansion
NetIX Communications announced today its appointment of Ken Lefkowitz as CEO and Mariyan Rangelov as CFO. Prior to joining the team full-time, both of them had been advising NetIX on its expansion and the internationalization of the sales and marketing team. These hires complement Netix's appointment of Dan Ellenbogen as Germany Country Manager in November.
"As we've worked with the NetIX team over the past 12 months, we're increasingly enthusiastic about the market opportunity for our Global Internet Exchange service. It's an honor to step into a leadership role as we grow our network globally," said Lefkowitz.
Mr. Lefkowitz has 20 years of experience in leadership roles in finance and industry. As managing partner of New Europe Corporate Advisory (NECA) he has focused on transaction advisory for the network industries. He is past president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and serves on the board of Bulgaria's Institute for Market Economics. He majored in economics at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
"Ken is leading by example on internationalizing our team," said NetIX founder and chairman Neven Dilkov. "This is a key priority for us as we expand to new geographies. We’re delighted to have both Ken and Mariyan on board."
Mr. Rangelov has nine years of experience in treasury operations, financial risk management, portfolio management, investment banking and financial analysis at NECA and Bulgarian PostBank. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Bulgarian CFA Association. He earned an MBA from the University of Sheffield and a master’s degree in Finance and Banking from Sofia University.
NetIX (www.netix.net) is a start-up telecommunications company that accelerates the Internet. It connects content creators with users faster, cheaper, and more directly than ever with its next-generation network. The network currently serves more than 70 members in 15 data centers throughout Europe. The company is actively preparing for global expansion.
Danail Bonchev, Marketing Specialist