Edward Morche to Join Zayo Group as President of Sales

BOULDER, Colo.--()--Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) announced today that it has named Edward (Ed) Morche president of sales, effective May 10, 2017. Morche will have oversight of Zayo’s entire sales organization and will report to Zayo’s president and COO, Andrew Crouch.

“Ed is a proven sales leader within our industry who will be instrumental in driving continued growth,” said Dan Caruso, Zayo’s chairman and CEO. “He has a deep understanding of the market opportunity and demand for bandwidth, effective sales channel strategies and how to leverage our deep fiber assets for customers in a wide range of sectors. I worked with Ed early in his career at Level 3, and I am excited that he will be a key member of our executive management team.”

Prior to joining Zayo, Morche was group vice president of Sales at Level 3 Communications where he was responsible for sales, sales engineering, business operations, commercial services and metro market expansion for the company’s largest business unit - North America’s Enterprise and Government customers. During his 16-year tenure at Level 3, Morche held senior roles in Product Management, Business Development, Offer Management and Sales. Before joining Level 3 in 2001, Morche held roles in Operations, Carrier Relations and Network Planning at Sprint, Teleglobe and Igaea.

“Zayo’s growth over the past 10 years has been impressive, and I look forward to contributing to a second decade of growth for the company,” said Morche. “I’m excited to work with Zayo’s talented team to strengthen relationships with our growing base of global customers.”

Morche serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Hospital Center and is the former co-chair of their philanthropic organization. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture from the School of Engineering at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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About Zayo Group

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 122,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services. For more information, visit zayo.com.

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Contacts

Zayo Group
Media:
Shannon Paulk, 303-577-5897
Corporate Communications
press@zayo.com
or
Investors:
Brad Korch, 720-306-7556
Investor Relations
IR@zayo.com

Contacts

Zayo Group
Media:
Shannon Paulk, 303-577-5897
Corporate Communications
press@zayo.com
or
Investors:
Brad Korch, 720-306-7556
Investor Relations
IR@zayo.com