Equinix: Equinix announces Google Cloud executive Adaire Fox-Martin as new CEO

Mar 14, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Equinix has appointed Google Cloud executive Adaire Fox-Martin as its new CEO to succeed Charles Meyers, who has led the company for six years. Fox-Martin who has led Google Cloud's go-to-market teams globally since early last year, has been a member of the Equinix board of Directors since 2020.
 Fox-Martin said, "In today's dynamic digital landscape, Equinix has uniquely amassed global reach, highly differentiated ecosystems, strong partner relationships, and an innovative range of product and service offerings - collectively forming a robust and future-proofed platform to address diverse customer challenges. Coupled with my passionate belief in the vision, mission and values of Equinix, I am excited to leverage my experience in driving business transformations and building for scale to drive continued innovation and growth at Equinix."

Charles Meyers will be moving into a new role as executive chairman of the colocation giant. He said: “I am confident that Adaire's capabilities and experience will be deeply additive to our team and our culture, helping us meet the evolving needs of our customers, fuel our growth, and unlock the extraordinary power of Platform Equinix. I am grateful to our board for their support of my desired transition timeline, and excited to assume the executive chairman role and actively support Adaire as she leverages her tremendous global experience to extend and expand our market leadership."