David Ruberg, a partner with Baker Capital, next month will become CEO of Interxion, a Baker portfolio company that provides carrier-neutral data centers and managed services in
Baker Capital today announced that David Ruberg, one of its Partners, will become Chief Executive Officer of Interxion next month. Interxion is a majority owned Portfolio Company of Baker Capital and the leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centers and managed services in
“The operating experience of our partners at Baker Capital has allowed us to provide our portfolio companies with strategic advice and experienced Board leadership,” said Mr. Baker. “As Chairman, David used his experience to help Interxion craft its growth strategy as the European leader in carrier-neutral data center and managed services. In his new role as Chief Executive of the company, we expect David to use his experience as a team and company builder to implement this growth strategy and further increase the value of our investment. Interxion serves the growing demand from companies that wish to securely house, connect, monitor and maintain their mission-critical IT equipment.”
“John and I have worked together for over 17 years investing in, advising and helping to build promising growth companies,” said Mr. Ruberg. “I am excited about the enormous potential of Interxion and look forward to working closely with John and my partners at Baker Capital to help this dynamic company fully capitalize on the growth opportunities available in the global data center and managed services business.”
Before joining Baker Capital, Mr. Ruberg was the Chairman and CEO of Intermedia Communications (a public, emerging telecom company with $1.2 billion in turnover) and the Chairman of Digex, Inc. (a public web hosting company with $200 million in turnover). He was deeply involved in positioning and building these companies as well as obtaining the financial resources to fund their development.
About Baker Capital
Founded in 1995, Baker Capital is a global private equity firm investing primarily in digital communications and media. It currently manages funds with $1.5 billion of commitments.
For more information see www.bakercapital.com .
For more information see www.interxion.com .