Singapore – December 1, 2015 – IO, a leading global provider of Data Centre Services, today announced the appointment of Keith Murray as its Managing Director in Singapore. Keith will lead IO’s growth in serving local companies with advanced colocation data centre services as well as organisations establishing Singapore as the strategic Asian hub within their global footprint.
Keith is responsible for the overall performance of IO’s business and operations in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. Among his responsibilities, Keith will increase local and regional market share, profitability and operational efficiency.
“Keith is a seasoned and proven international business leader with extensive experience in Singapore, the Asia Pacific and European regions and the Data Centre industry,” said George Slessman, Chief Executive Officer at IO. “As IO continues to grow in Singapore and expand its Asia Pacific footprint, I am certain Keith will exceed our expectations for IO in Singapore and the region.”
Keith brings more than 18 years of relevant industry experience to IO, working in Asia Pacific and Europe. Most recently, he was Regional Vice President – Data Centre Solutions-APAC at Schneider Electric, managing a large business unit that supported customers throughout the data centre lifecycle across the Asia Pacific region. Keith also held leadership positions at Telstra International, BT Global Services and Alcatel-Lucent.
“It is an exciting time to be joining IO. We are in a strong position to capitalise on high-growth market opportunities in Singapore and throughout Asia Pacific. The IO value proposition, passion of our people and customer experience we deliver are something different and more than the market offers today – positioning us to grow our market share,” said Keith.
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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