Singapore – June 20, 2016 – IO, a leading global data center services company, today announced the appointment of Darren Webb as Managing Director in Singapore and Southeast Asia. In this role, Darren will lead IO’s business and operations locally and regionally whilst driving growth in both existing and new markets within the region, establishing Singapore as the strategic Asian hub. His key responsibilities will be to increase market share, profitability and overall operational efficiency.
“Darren is a dynamic and thoughtful business leader with a distinguished track record of success.” said George Slessman, Chief Executive Officer at IO. “The combination of Darren’s leadership, market expertise, and regional experience with IO’s state-of-the-art data centres will continue IO’s long track record of delivering superior technology and business outcomes for the world’s largest and most important companies.”
With over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Darren has held senior appointments across the globe. Prior to joining IO, Darren was, most recently, Head of Business Transformation for Asia and Africa at Vodafone where he spearheaded a successful expansion program across Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East. Darren previously held a number of leadership positions at Cable&Wireless in both Asia and Europe.
Darren added, “There is tremendous opportunity for growth and expansion for IO in Singapore and across Southeast Asia. I am excited to be working with one of the most dynamic companies in the industry and look forward to partnering with some of the world’s largest enterprises, governments, and service providers in an extremely vibrant market space.”
Founded in 2007, IO provides the data center as a service @scale™. IO internet data centers are engineered to deliver the optimal data center capacity, security, network and cloud inter-connectivity for mission critical applications of any scale. IO operates large data center campuses, featuring over 2 million square feet, hundreds of networks and 300 MWs in North America and Singapore. For more than a decade, IO has earned the trust of the most demanding technology users by delivering the data center at scale to digital-first enterprises, cloud companies, hyperscale service providers, governments and businesses worldwide. To learn more about IO @scale™, visit io.com.
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