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Tuesday, February 07 2023 - 20:00
Colt DCS appoints Gilly Cooper as the company's new Vice President of Human Resources
LONDON, Feb. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire-Asianet/ --

Cooper to drive the development of Colt DCS' HR functions across the global team

Colt Data Centre Services [  ] (Colt DCS), 
global provider of hyperscale and large enterprise data centre solutions, today 
announced the appointment of Gilly Cooper [  ] to the 
role of Vice President of Human Resources (HR). Cooper will be responsible for 
leading Colt DCS' HR functions across the business's global team.

Cooper's role as VP of HR will focus on several key aspects including the 
development of Colt DCS' talent pool. She will engage with employees on a 
granular level to improve and scale the business's culture while also 
delivering on Colt DCS' commitments to improve their market offering to 
prospective data centre employees.

Cooper brings over 25 years of experience as a senior HR leader in the IT, 
telecommunications, and professional service sectors. At her most recent 
position with Veritas Technologies [ 
], Cooper held the title of International HR Leader. During her tenure she led 
a team of HR professionals across EMEA and APJ and was responsible for coaching 
the senior leadership team through a transformative period in the company's 
history. Cooper was invaluable in developing an engaging people strategy for 
all of Veritas' employees.

"What drew me to Colt DCS is the company's people-focused mindset and how much 
they value their employees in every country. This is very much in line with my 
passion around nurturing talent and extending the lifecycle of employees. I 
can't wait to get to grips with expanding Colt DCS' teams across Europe and 
Asia by seeking out the best talent in the data centre industry," said Cooper.

Prior to Veritas Technologies, Cooper was an International Senior Business 
Partner at AVAYA [ ], where she developed and 
executed the company's overall people strategy. Her role extended to coaching 
and engaging with employees and key stakeholders enabling drive and growth to 
deliver business results.

"Gilly is an extremely impressive leader with an extensive understanding of the 
data centre business," said Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO at Colt DCS. "She has a 
collaborative style that fits perfectly with Colt DCS' frame of mind, and I 
know she will be a great asset to the business and our future."

About Colt DCS
Colt DCS provides true service and operational excellence in the sustainable 
design, build, delivery and operational management of hyperscale data centres 
across Europe and APAC. We provide data centre solutions to hyperscale and 
large enterprise customers across 14 state of the art carrier neutral data 
centres spanning 8 cities.

Our hyperscale and colocation solutions allow our customers freedom to plan 
effectively for the growth of their business, knowing that their data centre 
strategy is ready for the demands of tomorrow.

We have over 25 years of experience in the industry, delivering on our vision 
of being the most trusted and customer centric data center operator in the 
market. We put environmental awareness at the heart of everything we do because 
we know it's the right thing to do for our planet. That's why we're taking the 
ownership to reduce our environmental impact globally and make sustainability a 
key strategic driver. As part of our sustainability journey, Colt DCS has set 
comprehensive near-term Science Based Targets to cut our emissions, and we are 
working on developing our long-term targets and Net-Zero strategy.

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