Colt announced that Detlef Spang is set to retire from the company. During his leadership, the company focused on developing the data center operator’s hyper-scale footprint since 2015. Detlef will step off on December 2 and Niclas Sanfridsson will replace him.
20 years of experience
Sanfridsson was former CEO of Pulsant. Before that he worked as a managing director at Equinix for fifteen years. As the new CEO, Sanfridsson is expected to continue Spang’s data center hyper-scale expansion plans. Rob Coupland will take the seat as Pulsant’s next CEO.
Michael Wilens, chairman of Colt DCS said:
“I would like to thank Detlef for his commitment and invaluable contribution in driving the significant expansion of our business forward over the past four years. Detlef has been a pivotal driving force in the transformation of the Colt Data Centre business becoming a major hyperscale data center provider across Europe and the APAC. We wish him all the best for the future.We are confident that with almost 20 years of experience in running data center businesses Niclas will lead Colt DCS into its next phase of growth.”