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The company continues to strengthen its leadership team as customer demand and construction progress accelerate.

BAJIO MX June 1, 2023 –Layer 9 Data Centers, a data center solutions provider focused on delivering hyperscale capacity to the Latin American market,

is excited to announce the addition of three seasoned professionals to its leadership team. Joining the company are Dax Simpson as the Director of Platform Delivery and Maria Kenny and José Buganza Debernardi as Board Managers.

“Dax, Maria, and José bring decades of diverse experience, in-depth industry knowledge, and proven leadership to Layer 9,” said the Michael Ortiz, CEO of Layer 9 Data Centers. “Their addition to our team aligns with our strategic goals and will undoubtedly accelerate our pursuit of delivering the highest level of data center solutions to our clients.”

Dax Simpson is a highly experienced professional with 17 years in the Data Center Infrastructure industry. He excelled as the Commercial Management Leader at Grupo UPS of Panama before transitioning to Kio Networks, where he rose to the positions of Regional Infrastructure Manager, Data Center Operations Manager, and Infrastructure Director. Dax then joined Digital Bridge, achieving success as VP of Edge & Mission Critical Solutions at Mexico Telecom Partners and later as Head of Mexico and Director of LATAM Business Development at Scala Data Centers. With a Computer Science Engineering degree, an MBA in Enterprise Management, and a High Management Program Degree from IPADE Business School, Dax now serves as Executive Director of Platform Delivery at Layer 9 Data Centers, leading engineering, construction, and consultative technical sales to deliver cutting-edge solutions that exceed client expectations.

Maria Kenny joins the Layer 9 team as a Board Manager, bringing a wealth of knowledge in real estate and data center operations. Known for her instrumental role in the IPO and subsequent sale of DuPont Fabros Technology, Maria has a proven track record of driving value. In her new role, Maria’s extensive experience in technology real estate, and unwavering dedication to excellence will make her a valuable addition to the Layer 9 executive team.

José Buganza Debernardi, with 30+ years of diverse industry experience, notably in the energy sector, and a significant role in Mexico’s energy reform, will also join the Layer 9 team as a Board Manager. His knowledge in electricity, regulation, and project evaluation coupled with his leadership skills will significantly benefit Layer 9’s Board of Managers.

“We are thrilled to have Dax, Maria, and Jose on board,” Mr. Ortiz added. “Their exceptional backgrounds and innovative approaches to leadership are what sets Layer 9 apart in the data center industry.”

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