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Equinix selects new Ireland MD

Colo giant Equinix has appointed Peter Lantry as its managing director for Ireland.

He will lead Equinix’s business in Ireland, working with customers to support their growth and targets, whilst driving the key environmental and community engagement initiatives.

He said: “I feel very privileged to be joining a company that is so clearly committed to helping the country and its thriving digital economy grow sustainably. Joining Equinix presents a unique opportunity to champion the important work the company does in underpinning Ireland’s growth through its unique global platform and digital services, as well as helping customers to meet their ambitious sustainability targets.”

Lantry joins from Hitachi Energy, where he was Ireland MD and global data center lead. He previously worked at grid operator EirGrid for more than 15 years.

Judith Gardiner, VP for growth and emerging markets at Equinix, said: “I’m delighted to be welcoming Peter to Equinix in his new role as Managing Director for Ireland. Ireland continues to be an extremely important market for both Equinix and the digital infrastructure sector, and so it was vital we found someone with the caliber and experience of Peter, who can build on our success and continue to grow the business in Ireland, sustainably and strategically.” Data Center Dynamics

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