ViaWest today announced that Bob Newman has been appointed as the company’s Chief Bob Newman, ViaWest, COO, Chief Operating Officer, Nancy Phillips, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, operations, service excellence, data center, cloud computing, cloud hosting, complex hosting, managed services, colocation, disaster recovery Operating Officer (COO). Newman will be responsible for ViaWest’s operations, including data center management, service delivery, service support, information technology, engineering, security, compliance and customer relations.

“ViaWest’s commitment to technical and service excellence starts with its people, and it’s an honor to lead our Service Management and Support department,” said Newman about his new role. “2012 was a standout year for the company, with growth across each of our regions and significant additions to our product portfolio. Building on ViaWest’s strong foundation, 2013 will be a year of continued momentum and growth.”

“We are excited to elevate Bob to Chief Operating Officer,” says Nancy Phillips, President and CEO of ViaWest. “His extensive experience and expertise will be critical as he spearheads ViaWest’s operations and its customer-centric focus on service excellence.”

Newman joined ViaWest in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Service Delivery. His previous information technology management experience includes leadership roles at the Bob Newman, ViaWest, COO, Chief Operating Officer, Nancy Phillips, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, operations, service excellence, data center, cloud computing, cloud hosting, complex hosting, managed services, colocation, disaster recoveryLDS Church in Salt Lake City and with Infocrossing, a selective IT outsourcing company,where he succeeded in earning positive customer satisfaction ratings while achieving revenue growth and margin improvement.

ViaWest is one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America. For additional information on Bob Newman and other ViaWest executives, please visit http://www.viawest.com/about-viawest/our-people/management.