Houston-based Logix Fiber Networks names new chief executive

Houston-based Logix Fiber Networks named Craig L. Collins, a telecom industry veteran, as its new chief executive.

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Craig L. Collins has been named the new chief executive for Logix Fiber Networks, a Houston-based fiber-optic service provider, effective Sept. 15, 2020.

Collins, replaces Matt Murphy, who had been serving as interim CEO for the past year. Murphy is also Logix’s chairman and a partner with Astra Capital Management, a private equity firm that includes Logix in its portfolio

Collins will assume his role on Sept. 15. He will also serve on Logix’s board.

“I am excited to be a part of a team that has deployed over a quarter million miles of fiber, services more than 10,000 Texas businesses and is connected to more than 100 data centers across the state,” Collins said in a prepared statement.

He most recently was a senior vice president at Transit Wireless, a New York-based fiber optic services company focusing on 5G buildouts. He has worked for Intermedia Communications, XO Communications and Time Warner Cable.

Collins, 55, will be the fourth CEO for Logix in three years. Longtime CEO Matt Asmus left in 2017, and he was replaced by David Dane. Dane left last year, and Murphy took the job on an interim basis.

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