17 Jun 2020

BSO appoints Anna Flach as Global Marketing Director  


BSO appoints Anna Flach as Global Marketing Director

 London, UK – 17th June, 2020


BSO, the global telecoms operator powering the digital age, has announced the appointment of Anna Flach as Global Marketing Director.

The award-winning network, cloud and hosting provider has enabled business’ digital transformation journeys through superior infrastructure and connectivity since 2004.

A strategic, commercially-driven marketer with over seven years of experience in investment banking and financial technology, Anna has been hired to take BSO’s brand to the next level. As a member of the management team, she will be responsible for defining and executing BSO’s marketing and communications strategy to drive the company’s continued success. Anna is based in London and will be reporting directly to Fraser Bell, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Fraser commented:

“BSO has grown significantly over the past years in terms of new products, network infrastructure and customer base. With our most recent acquisition [of IX Reach] we’ve become the largest privately owned telecoms operator in the world. Anna brings a wealth of expertise in financial services and technology to support our ambition, drive our customer-centric approach and position BSO as the network, cloud and hosting provider of choice for mission-critical applications.”

“As a strong believer in the transformative impact of technology, I am truly excited to have joined BSO, a leading innovator in its field,” said Anna. “With the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen a rapid shift towards digital technologies across industries. It is more important than ever for businesses to rely on a tech partner that provides flexible, scalable and secure infrastructure for their digital transformation needs. I look forward to driving customer experience, which is at the core of BSO’s DNA, with data-driven marketing approaches.”

Anna Flach joins from the world of fintech, where she was most recently working towards mainstream adoption of blockchain technology. Prior to that, Anna held roles at Commerzbank, BNP Paribas and Allianz in Munich, Paris and London. The UK voice of fintech, Innovate Finance, recognised her for leading the change in the ecosystem two consecutive years in a row (Women in Fintech Powerlist 2018 and 2019). Anna speaks English, French and German and holds a BSc in Business and Psychology and a MSc in Management.

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About BSO

BSO is a global telecoms operator powering the digital age. 15 years of innovation, independence and pioneering spirit underpin its customer relationships – trusted partnerships with technology-empowered companies that are embracing global opportunities, scaling rapidly and outperforming competitors.

From trading firms at finance’s bleeding edge to high-growth businesses where network performance, reach, diversity and exceptional 24/7 support defines success, BSO delivers every time. The world’s largest privately-owned telecom company by PoP count. An unrivalled international footprint. Extensive expertise in difficult-to-access regions and emerging markets. A team listening intently to every customer’s unique needs. A broad spectrum of shared and dedicated services, unmanaged to fully managed. An uncontested consulting-led approach.

This bespoke intelligent infrastructure, incomparable speed, unmatched service, experience and state-of-the-art technology is what makes BSO a passionate partner rather than transactional provider. www.bsonetwork.com

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The company was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.

The company’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 50+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.

BSO is headquartered in Ireland, and has 11 offices across the globe, including London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Access our website and find out more information: www.bso.co