DC BLOX appoints Melih Ileri as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets & Strategy
Atlanta – (work wire) – DC BLOX, A provider of multi-tenant datacenters, dark fibers, and connectivity solutions that provide the infrastructure essential to powering digital businesses today, the company announced that the company has appointed its seasoned Chief Financial Officer, Millais Ellery, as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets and Strategy. In this newly created position, Mr. Ileri will lead DC BLOX’s efforts to secure new debt and equity investments along with driving financial strategies and partnerships to fuel the next phase of the company’s growth. This move demonstrates DC BLOX’s commitment to accelerating its plan for strategic growth and enhancing the value of the company’s data centers, regional network and fiber assets across the Southeast.
“I was impressed by the team at DC BLOX to create a massive platform for growth with assets owned, land to expand, and a community first approach,” said Mr. Ellery. “With the market for super-large-scale cloud services and large-scale enterprises on the rise in the region, I am very excited about the tremendous growth opportunity that lies ahead.”
Melih Ileri brings to DC BLOX an impressive track record of executing complex financial transactions across the data center sector and creating strategic partnerships on a global scale with content, cloud and premium content providers. Prior to joining DC BLOX, Mr. Ileri spent 10 years in corporate development at EdgeConnex where he was responsible for raising equity and debt financing, developing strategic partnerships, and driving mergers and acquisitions. During his tenure, Mr. Ileri EdgeConnex has helped build and finance more than 40 data centers in 33 markets across North America, Europe, South America and Asia, investing several billion dollars in capital globally.
“I am very proud of the team we are building at DC BLOX to drive the implementation of our corporate strategy. Jeff Office, CEO of DC BLOX, said Melih’s deep expertise in capital markets, her industry connections, and global experience are highly sought after by our board, investors, and leadership team. To accelerate our ambitious plans across the Southeast.”Our strategy to address the digital infrastructure needs of underserved markets across the Southeast is doing well and adding top-tier talent like Melle to implement our rapid expansion plans is an exciting step in our journey.”
The Southeast region abounds with opportunities that require investment in digital infrastructure including data centers, network connectivity, and dark fiber. Hyperscale cloud service providers, enterprises, governments, universities, healthcare organizations and many more have the same need to digitally transform their organizations to stay ahead of their competitors and meet the growing customer demands for new digital services. Ensuring that the required digital infrastructure is available locally is essential to the region’s growth and prosperity.
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About DC BLOX
DC BLOX owns and operates interconnected multi-tenant data centers and dark fiber solutions that provide the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business. DC BLOX’s private network fabric and robust connectivity ecosystem enable access to consolidated carriers, Internet exchanges, public cloud providers, and corporate DC BLOX data centers across the Southeast. DC BLOX data centers are located in Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, AL; Huntsville, AL; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Greenville, South Carolina, and a futuristic cable landing station in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.dcblox.com, call +1. 877.590.1684, and contact DC BLOX at Twitterand LinkedIn and Facebook