SoftLayer Adds New Executives

Dallas-based SoftLayer said Tuesday that it has added three new executives to the web hosting firm. SoftLayer said that it has hired George Karidis as Chief Strategy Officer, DJ Harris as Director of Business Systems, and Chris Menard as Director of Operations. Karidis joins from Devonshire Investors, the private equity arm of Fidelity Investments; Harris joins from Tyco; and Menard joins from Yum, Inc. SoftLayer is a provider of web hosting and datacenter services.