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 is a data center services company that utilizes the latest data center technology to deliver colocation and cloud services to businesses and governments around the world. IO’s next-generation colocation offering gives enterprises the flexibility to deploy legacy and cloud applications in a secure and efficient environment. IO operates six state-of-the-art data centers in Arizona, Ohio, New Jersey, Singapore and London. Trusted by some of the most demanding consumers of data center services, IO unleashes the potential for the data center to deliver sustainable business value. For more information about IO, visit io.com.
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