Former GoPro executive to provide operational and financial expertise
BOULDER, Colo. – November 3, 2015 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced that Nina Richardson was elected to the company’s Board of Directors. The appointment is effective immediately. Richardson will serve on the audit committee of the board.
“Nina’s technology background, especially her international operations expertise, will be extremely valuable as we execute our global strategy,” said Dan Caruso, chairman and CEO at Zayo. “We will benefit from her unique experience, which is directly relevant to Zayo’s stage of growth.”
Richardson served as the chief operating officer at GoPro, with responsibility for engineering, operations, sales, sales operations, customer support, quality, human resources, IT and workplace services. During her tenure, she was instrumental in scaling leadership and processes as GoPro rapidly grew revenue and profits and executed its initial public offering.
Prior to GoPro, Richardson held a variety of executive positions at Flextronics, a global electronics manufacturing services provider, where she had P&L responsibility for a $1B+ operation. She has also provided operations expertise and interim operations management as an independent consultant for a variety of companies including Tesla Motors, TouchTunes Interactive Networks, Solaria, and UltraCell.
Richardson began her career at Hughes Aircraft, Ground Systems Group. She holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Purdue University and an executive MBA from Pepperdine University.
“I look forward to working with Zayo’s board and management team to build on the company’s success,” said Richardson. “The quality and growth of Zayo’s services combined with its strong asset base of infrastructure makes this a company I am privileged and excited to be associated with.”
About Zayo Group
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides bandwidth infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 85,500-mile network in the U.S. and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. For more information, visit zayo.com.