Masergy CEO Chris MacFarland is to switch roles in December when he becomes Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer.
Moving into the CEO position is James Parker who brings over 20 years leadership experience in the technology sector across software and telecommunications including stints at Microsoft, CenturyLink and most recently Tata Communications.
“James is a seasoned executive in the technology sector,” said MacFarland. “Our shared vision is for Masergy to become a $1bn-plus revenue company by outpacing our competition with product innovation and a focus on the customer experience.”
Parker added: “Masergy’s solutions empower global enterprises to realise their digital ambitions. I will work closely with Chris and the leadership team to capitalise on the market opportunities in front of us.”