Crowther to facilitate finance team development and business growth
LONDON, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Colt Data Center Services (DCS), a leading provider of global hyperscale and enterprise data center solutions, today announced the appointment of David Crother in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Crowther will be responsible for leading and developing Colt DCS’ finance team to support and align the company’s ambitious growth plans.
Crowther brings over 20 years of senior finance experience, having previously held CFO positions at TelecityGroup and most recently Chime Communications. At TelecityGroup he was responsible for leading the financial aspects of the company’s IPO and eventual sale to Equinix.
“I am delighted to join Colt DCS during this period of tremendous growth and the ambitious expansion plans announced earlier this year. I am committed to ensuring that the finance team is an integral part of the continued development of Colt DCS’ reputation in the marketplace and commitment to sustained growth and profitability.”
Crowther’s role as CFO will focus on several key aspects including driving financial performance by focusing on project returns and profitability; Improve governance so that Colt DCS maintains strong controls but also structures them to be a business facilitator; and to further develop the finance function in line with the growth needs of the business so that it remains seamlessly integrated and supports the other key functions within Colt DCS.
Crowther’s role will also extend to helping Colt DCS measure the ESG investments the company is currently making on its journey to achieving net-zero emissions by 2030.
“Our business has grown exponentially over the last 5-6 years as we have seen Colt DCS become a serious competitor in the hyperscale data center space and our business is picking up,” said Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO of Colt DCS. “Crowther will be an integral part of our ambitious expansion plans and position the company as the most trusted, sustainable and customer-centric hyperscale data center operator in the industry.”
About Colt DCS
Colt Data Center Services deliver true service and operational excellence in the sustainable design, build, deployment and operations management of hyperscale data centers across the board Europe and APAC. We offer data center solutions for hyperscale and enterprise customers in 14 state-of-the-art, carrier-neutral data centers in 8 cities.
Our hyperscale and colocation solutions give our customers the freedom to effectively plan for their business growth, knowing their data center strategy is ready for tomorrow’s demands.
We have over 25 years of industry experience and fulfill our vision to be the most trusted and customer-centric data center operator on the market. We put environmental awareness at the heart of everything we do because we know it’s the right thing for our planet. That’s why we take responsibility to reduce our environmental impact globally and make sustainability a key strategic driver. As part of our sustainability journey, together with our sister company, we have committed to achieving net-zero emissions worldwide for our own operations by 2030.
SOURCE Colt Data Center Services (Colt DCS)