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Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): November 12, 2018


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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
In September 2018, the Equinix Finance organization announced changes to enable it to align with the company’s growth and scale to meet market demands, combining teams to improve alignment globally, while driving consistency. In connection with these changes, on November 12, 2018, Equinix, Inc. (“Equinix” or the “Company”) appointed Simon Miller, age 46, to the newly created role of Chief Accounting Officer, effective November 12, 2018. In Mr. Miller’s new global role he will manage Regional Finance VPs, Global Corporate Controller, Finance Strategy and Transformation, and Asset Managers.
Mr. Miller has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Finance, Americas since March 2017 after having served as Vice President, Finance, Americas from May 2011 to March 2017.
In anticipation of his appointment, in September 2018 Mr. Miller received an award of 693 restricted stock units pursuant to the Company’s 2000 Equity Incentive Plan, which shall vest in equal semi-annual installments over four years.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


DATE: November 15, 2018
/s/ Keith D. Taylor
Keith D. Taylor
Chief Financial Officer