Management Team

Detlef Spang

Detlef Spang, Chief Executive Officer

Following the privatisation of Colt Technology Services in 2015, Detlef was commissioned by the company’s new investors to take leadership of Colt DCS as a standalone business. In his current position, Detlef Is responsible for the strategic growth of the data centre business, the aggressive growth and expansion plans for its portfolio across Europe and Asia. Detlef had previously been with Colt between 2004-2011 where he had held various positions as part of the Senior Executive Leadership Team for Colt Technology Services.

Quy Nguyen

Quy Nguyen, Vice President, Global Accounts and Solutions

Quy is responsible for developing solutions for some of Colt DCS’ largest global customers. As part of his role, he also oversees Colt’s Design & Engineering team to ensure end-to-end accountability for the solutions created. Quy is based in Singapore and previously was Vice President and Head of Data Centre Services Asia from January 2016 with responsibility for managing Colt’s data centre portfolio across APAC. Prior to this role, Quy was the Chief Financial Officer for Colt’s Asia business, formerly KVH Co., Ltd. He joined KVH/Colt in July 2004 and brings more than 26 years of management leadership experience.

Ian Dixon

Ian Dixon, Vice President of Operations

Ian is responsible for managing the operations across all Colt’s data centres and node estates. Ian has over 25 years of experience in the data centre and telecommunications industry. He has been successfully steering an energy efficiency programme across Colt’s data centre portfolio and has achieved 18% reduction in PUE within 3 years, which has led to the organisation receiving multiple industry accredited awards over the last decade.

Jackson Lee

Jackson Lee, Vice President of Corporate Development

Jackson joined Colt DCS in September 2016 and is based in the San Francisco Bay area. In his current position, he provides recommendations into market expansion in Europe and Asia through M&As, new builds and partnership opportunities, competitive positioning and product differentiation. Previously Jackson was a Director within Fidelity Investments private equity group. He provided portfolio management oversight, acquisition and divestiture capabilities, and financial restructuring expertise.

Kevin Kearns

Kevin Kearns, Chief Financial Officer

Kevin joined Colt in January 2015 and is based at the company’s London headquarters where he manages a team of finance and procurement professionals Colt DCS’s management team achieve its operational and strategic targets. Prior to joining Colt DCS, Kevin spent 17 years with CSC his final role was Vice-President/Financial Director for its UK, Ireland and Netherlands. Kevin holds a BA in Marketing Administration from Dublin City University and is a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and Chartered Secretary (ACIS).

Richard Wellbrock

Richard Wellbrock, Vice President of Real Estate

Richard joined Colt DCS in September 2016 and is based at the company’s London headquarters where he is responsible for leading the global product and propositions, commercial and development teams for the data centre business. Prior to joining Colt, Richard was the Group Commercial Director at Infinity SDC. Before this he spent nine years at Global Switch where he was Group Commercial Director and also a member of the executive committee. The early part of his career was spent focusing on property valuation and consultancy.

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