Globix Appoints New General Counsel
NEW YORK – April 4, 2001
Globix Corporation (NASDAQ: GBIX) today announced that William A.Austin joined its executive management team as General Counsel in charge of the Globixinternational legal team.
A corporate attorney with 24 years of experience, Mr. Austin previously was General Counsel for theAmericas at ING Barings for 10 years. There he helped convert the American arm of the Amsterdam-basedbank into an investment bank and handled financing work, underwriting, compliancefunctions, litigation management and the like.
Formerly, Mr. Austin had been Associate General Counsel for eight years at The Chase ManhattanBank, where he specialized in commercial lending. Before that, he worked for Hertzog, Calamari & Gleason as an associate attorney dealing with civil litigation and corporate matters.
‘Globix faces exciting growth prospects with the expansion of its network and the construction ofnew data centers. I look forward to helping move the company forward along its path of providing abroad range of integrated infrastructure-based services that increasingly have been winningrecognition and business from larger enterprise clients,’ Mr. Austin said.
‘Bill brings to the table broad experience in commercial law, as well as a deep understanding ofinternational transactions. We are excited that he has joined the Globix team,’ said Marc H. Bell,Globix Chairman and CEO.
Mr. Austin has a law degree from Fordham Law School and a bachelor’s degree in economics fromCornell University.
Globix is a leading provider of advanced Internet hosting, network and applications solutions for business. Globix delivers services via its secure state-of-the-art Internet DATA Centers, its high-performance global backbone and content delivery network, and its world-class technical professionals. Globix provides businesses with cutting-edge Internet resources and the ability to deploy, manage and scale mission-critical Internet operations for optimum performance and cost efficiency.