Managing Director , Australia



Managing Director , Australia Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward-thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development.

We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions. At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions.

Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do. Reporting to the APAC President, the Country Managing Director (MD) will oversee and grow the Australian business.

The role will be responsible for defining strategic vision and leading the team in execution in Australia. The candidate will provide a strong network of decision maker contacts amongst prospects, customers and partners with ability to provide thought leadership to accelerate new business and revenue growth. The candidate will deliver on the Magic of Equinix; cultural values to employees and continue to attract top talent to our expanding operations in the country.

This role will be based in Sydney. Key responsibilities: Lead the team Provide inspirational leadership of the country team to deliver Equinix strategic goals whilst securing high employee satisfaction and strong engagement of the team. Be the local custodian of the Equinix culture and values.

Build a high performing team through the appointment of top-caliber executives and continuous leadership development Partner and collaborate with key functional stakeholders globally to deliver Equinix solutions in Australia Drive the market development for Australia. Responsibility, within a matrix structure for the country business across sales, engineering, operations, customer success, marketing, commercial finance and HR. Influence Equinix strategic decisions and execution in country and across region.

Represent Equinix to customers, analysts, government bodies, etc. Sell the platform/evolve the business Support sales execution to maximize platform effect and advise on complex deals. Develop and execute the country strategy including maximizing the global opportunity for Equinix within the country market, including building/driving cross-border business opportunities, exploring new market segments, driving platform-based selling and anticipating industry trends.


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20 Sep 2019


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