The Latest Executive Moves in the Data Centre World

The Latest Executive Moves in the Data Centre World
Data Centre Magazine Highlights the Latest Executive Appointments and Departures that are set to Drive Innovation and Business Success
Samuel Rose

1. Samuel Rose

Job From: Land Transaction Advisor - EMEA Data Centres at Cushman & Wakefield

Job To: Director - EMEA Data Centre Transactions at JLL

“I look forward to working with the wider JLL team to support our clients’ requirements.”

With over 12 years of experience in the field, Rose emerges as a seasoned development surveyor, able to navigate the intricate landscape of land acquisition and sales across various sectors in both the UK and Europe. 

Having developed a diverse skill set, Rose has transitioned to specialising exclusively in the European Data Centre market. Demonstrating expertise in every aspect of the development process, Rose excels in sourcing strategic opportunities, skillfully negotiating deals, conducting thorough appraisals, and adeptly managing complex transactions. 

This focused dedication to the data centre sector underscores Rose's commitment to staying at the forefront of a rapidly evolving industry, positioning him as a trusted and proficient professional in the field of development surveying.

His new role at JLL will predominantly see Rose working on acquisitions, site provisioning and disposals, along with some very exciting hyperscale and AI projects that span across the UK and EMEA.

Matthew Farnell

2. Matthew Farnell

Job From: EMEA Sales Director at EkkoSense

Job To: Global Sales and Marketing Director at EkkoSense

With a career spanning over two decades, Farnell brings extensive expertise in data centre software and infrastructure. Starting his career at APC as the EMEA Strategic Alliance Manager for IBM before moving to Dell, Farnell then transitioned to Schneider Electric, where he took on the role of Sales Manager for the Enterprise IT Business Unit, focusing on business development.

In 2022, Matthew joined EkkoSense, a specialist in data centre performance optimisation. In his current role, he is dedicated to assisting data centre operations teams in prioritising sustainable actions by leveraging an innovative generation of machine learning and AI-enabled software solutions.

Shriharsha Imrapur

3. Shriharsha Imrapur

Job From: VP & Head of Europe - Communications, Media and Technology Industry GroupVP & Head of Europe - Communications, Media and Technology Industry Group at LTIMindtree 

Job To: Chief Commercial Officer at Consult Red 

As CCO, Imrapur is responsible for the sustained and profitable growth of Consult Red. As a long-term business leader, he has a passion for leveraging modern technology, culture and capabilities to drive business transformation. He works with executives across a range of industries to deliver large-scale transformation successfully and sustainably.

Zahl Limbuwala

4. Zahl Limbuwala

Job From: Chief Operating Officer of AtlasEdge Data Centres

Job To: Executive Chairman of the Advisory Board at maincubes

With 30 years of high-tech sector experience, Zahl Limbuwala is an established digital infrastructure investor, entrepreneur and former corporate C-suite executive. He has lived and worked around the world, establishing and growing businesses, leading teams and delivering solutions in data centres, systems, network and software development, automation, robotics and engineering.

Doug Loewe

5. Doug Loewe

Job From: Senior Operating Partner at Macquarie Group

Job To: CEO at Kao Data

Loewe is an accomplished industry leader with an international reputation for strategic corporate development. He joins Kao Data in the wake of a successful year of new customer acquisitions, investments and data centre deployments. Throughout his career, he has cemented a reputation for leadership across start-ups, scale-ups and large

Brett Lindsey

6. Brett Lindsey

Job From: CEO at Everstream

Job To: CEO of Involta

For more than 30 years, Brett Lindsey has led private equity and infrastructure growth investments in fibre-based assets. He joins Involta after serving as the CEO of Everstream for eight years, having propelled the company’s growth from a Cleveland-only fibre network to a leading provider serving enterprise and hyperscale clients.


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