March 21, 2013
(NYSE: CTL) announced today that
, chief executive officer of
, a CenturyLink company, has decided to retire from the company effective
April 1, 2013
Ousley's role as senior leader of CenturyLink's Data Hosting segment (primarily Savvis operations) will be filled by
Jeff Von Deylen
, whose title will remain president of Savvis.
"Since our Savvis merger, CenturyLink has become a recognized global leader in managed hosting and cloud services thanks in part to the efforts of Savvis employees and leaders like
Jeff Von Deylen
Glen F. Post, III
, CenturyLink chief executive officer and president. "We will miss Jim's presence and wish him well as he heads into retirement, and we look forward to continued growth and success in our Data Hosting segment under Jeff's leadership."
named Savvis president
. He joined the organization in 2003 as chief financial officer and a board member. He will report directly to Post effective
Ousley was appointed chairman and chief executive officer of Savvis in
. He served as non-executive chairman of Savvis from 2006 to 2010. He first joined Savvis as a member of its Board of Directors in 2002.
Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting services over advanced networks, enabling its clients to focus on their core environments and meet new market opportunities.