Infomart Data Centers appoints Brian Cox as CEO
Infomart Data Centers has announced the appointment of Brian Coz as chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors.
An industry veteran, Cox succeeds Phil Koen who became interim CEO in June and will stay actively involved in the company as a member of the board of directors.
Finding a CEO with a proven track record of growing a company in this space and creating shareholder value was of critical importance to Infomart’s board,” said Koen. “The company is in a very strong position, and Brian is an accomplished leader with an innate understanding of our business and the strategy we are implementing. He has successfully built and grown great businesses—we are confident he is the right person to drive our success well into the future.”
Cox is only the latest in a number of key executive hires at the company and will head up a leadership structure designed to drive increased organic and inorganic growth and a strategic brand relaunch in early 2019.
“We are thrilled to have Brian join as the CEO to help drive the next chapter of the company’s growth story,” said Matt A’Hearn, managing director of IPI Partners. IPI Partners. “We believe the platform is well positioned for near-term growth. We expect Brian’s vision and ability to inspire and connect with the team, customers, and partners to be transformative to the business.”
To the role Cox brings over 20 year of industry and operational experience. He most recently served as chief operating officer at Cologix, a data centre and interconnection solutions provider. For them, Cox was responsible for market positioning, strategy, marketing and commercial management. Prior to this, he served as chief financial officer at Cologix.
“The chance to join and grow a company with a strategy focused on customer-led, next generation hyperscale and enterprise data centre solutions is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Cox. “With IPI as our partner, we are perfectly positioned to build on our existing platform and expand into other markets, with a goal of rapidly scaling the business to meet the unique needs of our customers.”