VIA NET.WORKS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNWI; EASE), today announced the appointment of Cameron Mackenzie as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mackenzie, who joined the company in April 2004 as Interim Chief Financial Officer, is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, and has more than 15 years experience in senior finance positions at U.S. and European multinational companies.
“We are delighted to recognize the contribution that Cameron has made to VIA in the short time he has been here,” said Rhett Williams, VIA’s Chief Executive Officer. “In addition to his leadership in running our Finance operation, Cameron has played a key role supporting our two recent transactions — the acquisition of the continental European offices of PSINet Europe and the recent sale of VIA NET.WORKS UK Ltd. As we drive towards our goal of cash flow positive and sustainable profitability in mid-2005, we need the strategic focus to help drive revenues and margins and the financial discipline to keep us on course. In bringing these qualities to our team, Cameron has more than demonstrated that he is the right person for the job.”