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New Dyn CEO previously led BTI, Arbor Networks

Dyn, the Manchester, N.H., internet performance management company, has named network industry veteran Colin Doherty as its new CEO.

Doherty previously led BTI, a packet optical company acquired last year by Juniper Networks, and security company Arbor Networks, and early in his career had numerous roles at Nortel.

MORE: Q&A with Dyn Chairman Jim Baum on how Dyn is rising to the cloud challenge

Dyn Founder Jeremy Hitchcock stepped down as CEO in May, a day after the 15-year-old company announced a $50 million investment round.

Doherty takes the reins at Dyn as the company makes its push to help enterprises migrating to hybrid and public clouds. Dyn counts organizations such as SoundCloud, BT, Hershey and Twitter among its customers.

See our recent interview with Dyn Chairman Jim Baum for more on where the company is headed.

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