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CyrusOne hires Stuart Gray as Engineering Director Europe

15 January 2021 | Abigail Opiah

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CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has appointed Stuart Gray as Engineering Director Europe to strengthen its Design and Construction team in Europe.

He joins the company with over 20 years of data centre sector and technical engineering experience.

Prior to his appointment, Gray worked at global construction company Structure Tone, where he was a Project Director, responsible for operational delivery on all live UK data centre projects.

He has also worked across multiple areas of the data centre industry from electrical contracting, data centre engineering design, technical services management and specialist main contracting.

“I’m delighted Stuart has decided to join CyrusOne,” said Richard Brandon, CyrusOne’s Senior Director of European Design and Construction.

“It is an exciting time for our business in Europe as we have an ambitious development pipeline to deliver against increased demand for capacity.

“As a subject matter expert in mission-critical, Stuart will lead engineering throughout the full lifecycle of our data centre developments - from design development through to commissioning - and further strengthen the breadth and depth of our offering to customers.

“Stuart will also drive efficiency and consistency and champion our continued development of sustainable and environmental design against the backdrop of our ‘Zero Carbon by 2040’ pledge.”

Gray’s appointment follows CyrusOne’s recent ‘Zero Carbon by 2040’ pledge through the reduction of carbon emissions across the company’s global data centre portfolio.

The company said the pledge will build on sustainable efforts put forward by CyrusOne including purchasing renewables, leveraging green power and integrating sustainable design components across all its data centre facilities.

Speaking about his appointment, Gray said, “I am delighted to join CyrusOne's specialist European Design and Construction team and look forward to bringing the experience and engineering knowledge I have gained in my career to this exciting and challenging new role.

“As CyrusOne continues to build the data centres of the future, I am eager to elevate our designs and technical engineering capabilities to help meet the company’s ambitious environment and sustainability objectives.”