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Zayo Appoints Mindy Mount to Board of Directors

Press Release

BOULDER, Colo. –
Zayo Group Holdings, a leading global provider of fiber-based communications solutions, announced today that Melinda “Mindy” Mount has joined its Board of Directors, and will serve as Chair of the Audit Committee. Mount, having led large divisions at multiple global media and technology companies, brings a unique and diverse viewpoint to a Board already filled with communications infrastructure veterans.

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Mindy Mount, Board of Directors, Zayo Group (Photo: Business Wire)

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“We are pleased to welcome Mindy to the Zayo Board of Directors,” said Steve Smith, CEO at Zayo Group. “Her exceptional leadership experience – including in the technology sector – is a key asset in positioning Zayo for its next phase of strategic growth and transformation as we continue to innovate our business for our customers.”

Most recently, Mount was president of Jawbone, a consumer technology and wearable products company. Prior to Jawbone, Mount worked at Microsoft, where she held various finance and operational leadership roles including Corporate Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for the Online Services Division and the Corporate Vice-President of Operations and Finance for the Entertainment and Device Division. She also held executive leadership roles at AOL and Time Warner, and she specialized in mergers and acquisitions as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley.

Mount is currently a board member of the Learning Care Group, Cerner Corporation and Group Nine Acquisition Corp. She is also Vice Chairman of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee for Technicolor.

Mount holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Actuarial Science and Operations Research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.

About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 126,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated internet access and data center connectivity solutions. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP backbone and through its CloudLink service, Zayo provides low-latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. For more information, visit



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