Scott Kriens not to seek reelection as Equinix director

Maria Nikolova

Mr Kriens’s term will end at Equinix’s 2020 annual meeting of stockholders to be held in June 2020.

Global interconnection and data center company Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) has posted a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announcing that Scott Kriens, a member of its Board of Directors since July 2000, has notified the Board that he would not stand for reelection as a director of the company after 20 years of service on the Board.

Equinix explains that Mr Kriens’s decision not to stand for reelection is not due to any disagreement with the company on any matter relating to the company’s operations, policies or practices.

Scott Kriens

Mr Kriens’s term will end at the company’s 2020 annual meeting of stockholders to be held in June 2020.

Scott Kriens has served as a member of Equinix’s Board since July 2000. He has served as chairman of the board of directors of Juniper Networks, a publicly traded Internet infrastructure solutions company, since October 1996. From October 1996 to September 2008, Mr Kriens served as Juniper’s chief executive officer. From April 1986 to January 1996, he was vice president of sales and vice president of operations at StrataCom, a telecommunications equipment company, which he co-founded in 1986.

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