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Jim Ousley Retiring As Savvis CEO; Glen Post Comments

Jeff Von Deylen
Jeff Von Deylen

Jim Ousley will be retire CEO of CenturyLinks Savvis subsidiary on April 1 and Jeff Von Deylen will assume Ousley’s role as senior leader of CenturyLink’s data hosting segment, comprising primarily of Savvis operations.

Von Deylen, who joined Savvis in 2003 as chief financial officer and board member, will report to CEO Glen Post and continue to hold the title of president, CenturyLink announced Thursday.

Jim Ousley
Jim Ousley

“We will miss Jim’s presence and wish him well as he heads into retirement, and we look forward to continued growth and success in our data hosting segment under Jeff’s leadership, ” Post said.

Glen Post
Glen Post

Von Deylen was promoted to president last year after serving six years as CFO.

Ousley joined Savvis’ board of directors in 2002 and later served as a non-executive chairman between 2006 and 2010, when he was appointed chairman and CEO.

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