Colman Deegan

DateApr 25, 2024

Colman Deegan has been named CEO of Zayo Europe by Zayo Group, a major worldwide provider of network infrastructure, to spearhead the company’s expansion as cloud and artificial intelligence use spread throughout the region. The date of this appointment is April 16, 2024.

“Colman’s experience and proven track record as a CEO leading large teams and businesses makes him perfectly equipped to take our European business to new heights, along with our outstanding local team,” said Steve Smith, CEO of Zayo Group. “Colman will lead Zayo ahead, solidifying our alliances with hyperscalers, data centers, and businesses throughout Europe. We are sure that under Colman’s direction, we will realize our audacious goals and increase our influence in the European market.

Deegan worked at Vodafone for more than 20 years, holding executive roles including CEO of Vodafone Turkey, CFO of Vodafone India and Italy, and Group M&A Director. Most recently, he oversaw a profitable operational turnaround in one of the most cutthroat marketplaces while serving as CEO of Vodafone Spain.

“I am thrilled to join Zayo Europe and lead this elite team,” says Colman Deegan, CEO of Zayo Europe. Zayo is a prominent participant in the European market, offering superior connection via its state-of-the-art fiber network. With Zayo’s most recent investments in Europe and the substantial growth prospects that lie ahead, this is an exciting time for the digital infrastructure industry. 

About Zayo

Some of the biggest and most creative businesses in the world have been able to link what’s next for their business thanks to Zayo for over 15 years. More than 17.5 million fiber miles and 142,500 route miles make up Zayo’s future-ready network. From edge to core to cloud, Zayo’s customized connectivity and edge solutions let carriers, cloud providers, data centers, schools, and businesses deliver great experiences.

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