Managed hosting provider Savvis (SVVS) said Tuesday that board chair and interim CEO James E. Ousley has won the job, and will be the company's new chief executive officer. Ousley succeeds Phil Koen, who resigned Jan. 11.
Savvis (SVVS) is in building mode, and may be going shopping as well. The managed hosting provider plans to build additional data center space in the northern Virginia and London markets, in addition to the expansion announced today in Chicago.
Responding to growth in its proximity hosting services for financial companies trading derivatives and commodities, Savvis (SVVS) is expanding its data center at 350 East Cermak, a key connectivity hub in downtown Chicago.
Savvis (SVVS) chief executive officer Phil Koen resigned at the close of business Friday, the company said this morning. James Ousley will serve as interim chief executive officer while the company's board of directors seasrches for a new CEO.