Colt DCS appoints David Crowther as company chief financial officer
Crowther to facilitate finance team development and business growth
LONDON, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Colt Data Center Services (DCS), a leading global provider of large scale and enterprise data center solutions, today announced the appointment of David Crowther the role of chief financial officer (CFO). Crowther will be responsible for leading and developing Colt DCS’ finance team to support and align with the company’s ambitious growth plans.
Crowther brings over 20 years of experience in senior finance positions, previously holding CFO roles at TelecityGroup and more recently Carillon 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 at this time of immense growth, and following its ambitious expansion plans announced earlier in the year. I am committed to ensuring that the finance team is an integral part of continuing to elevate Colt DCS’ reputation in the marketplace and its commitment to sustainable growth and profitability.”
Crowther’s role as CFO will focus on several key areas, including driving financial performance by focusing on project returns and profitability; improving governance so that Colt DCS maintains strong controls but also structuring them to be a business enabler; and evolving the finance function as the business grows so that it remains fully integrated and supports other key functions within Colt DCS.
Crowther’s role will also include helping Colt DCS measure the ESG investments the company is currently undertaking on its journey towards net zero emissions by 2030.
“Our business has grown exponentially over the past 5-6 years where we have seen Colt DCS become a strong contender in the hyperscale data center space. David and the plethora of experience he brings considering of his experience are a testament to the caliber of talent that our business attracts,” said Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO of Colt DCS. “Crowther will be integral to delivering on our ambitious expansion plans and positioning the company as the center operator most reliable, durable and customer-centric hyperscale data platform in the industry.”
About Colt DCS
Colt Data Center Services provides true service and operational excellence in the sustainable design, construction, delivery and operational management of hyperscale data centers across Europe and APAC. We provide data center solutions to hyperscale and large enterprise customers in 14 state-of-the-art, carrier-neutral data centers across 8 cities.
Our Hyperscale and colocation solutions give our customers the freedom to plan their business growth efficiently, knowing that their data center strategy is ready for the demands of tomorrow.
We have over 25 years of industry experience, delivering on our vision to be the most reliable, 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 to do for our planet. That’s why we are committed to reducing our environmental impact globally and making sustainability a key strategic driver. As part of our sustainability journey, alongside our sister company, we are committed to achieving net zero global emissions for our own operations by 2030.
SOURCE Colt Data Center Services (Colt DCS)