NTT America names EVP of data center services
Sep 26, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
NTT America, an IT infrastructure services provider, has appointed Christopher Eldredge as executive vice president, or EVP, of data center services.
Reporting directly to Kazuhiro Gomi, NTT America's President and CEO, and based out of the company's Virginia office, Mr Eldredge will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the Data Center Services Business Unit, including product and service delivery of NTT Com's pioneering Enterprise Cloud in the US; product and service delivery for managed hosting, colocation solutions and NTT Com's data centers located throughout the US; as well as product mapping and strategic business planning. His additional responsibilities will include full profit and loss accountability, driving business development activities with system integrator partners, and directing new business strategy for data center services.
Mr Eldredge brings 16 years of executive management, strategic business development, mergers and acquisitions, and operational and sales experience in the telecommunications industry to NTT America. Most recently, Mr Eldredge was the President and General Manager of Ethernet Exchange and Product Management at Telx, a provider of interconnection and data center services in the US. While at Telx he engaged in significant strategic business decisions, including a re-leveraged buyout of the company in 2011.
Prior to Telx, he held executive leadership positions at Silver Lake Private Equity, Broadview Networks, Frontier Communications and Cablevision. His previous experience includes full profit and loss responsibility for up to $600 million in annual revenue, advising on considerable merger and acquisition deals, and building a new business unit from zero to more than $140 million in annual revenue within four years.
"Chris brings an ideal blend of executive management, corporate strategy and financial experience to NTT America, along with a proven track record of driving revenue growth at a number of companies within the data center and telecommunications space," said Kazuhiro Gomi, President and CEO of NTT America.
"We're confident he will hit the ground running, spearheading the continued growth of our Data Center Services Business Unit, and uphold the high quality delivery of our superior products and services to our customers. We welcome Chris and look forward to his contributions at NTT America."
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