Sydney, 4 March 2020: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), the leading provider of global managed next-generation networks, has announced the appointment of Aurel Farcash as Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand (AUZ). Mr. Farcash will be responsible for developing and driving the overall business strategy in the region.

Mr. Farcash joined GCX in 2014 as Director of Business Development, to drive growth in GCX’s Global Carrier and Enterprise business segment. He has also been instrumental in supporting corporate development across new subsea network initiatives.

“Over the past six years, Aurel has demonstrated strong commitment in expanding our business in the region’, said Fabrizio Civitarese, President of Asia Pacific. ‘Australia and New Zealand present a considerable long-term opportunity for GCX. Aurel has the ideal combination of management experience, tech-savvy, and industry know-how’.

Mr. Farcash brings more than 20 years of IT and telecommunications experience from roles in technology deployment, product development, sales engineering, and network architecture. Before joining GCX in 2014, he served as Director of Sales and Marketing Operations for Pacnet (now Telstra) where he was responsible for driving growth in the APAC Carrier market. Before Pacnet, he served as Sales Manager for Vector NZ, responsible for network architecture and large dark fiber rollouts across the region.

Mr. Farcash attended the University of Auckland in New Zealand, where he received a Master’s degree in Engineering.



Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) offers network services that power digital transformation for enterprises, new media providers, and telecoms carriers. We cover all aspects of cloud-centric connectivity from managed SD-WAN and hybrid networks, to direct Cloud connections and 100 Gbps+ waves. With a pedigree going back 30+ years, GCX are experts in providing connectivity throughout the Emerging Markets Corridor into Asia via the vast GCX subsea network (the world’s largest private submarine cable network), with extensions available into more than 200 countries worldwide.