Royce Thomas, an industry veteran and a senior leader from the global data center, cloud technology and telecommunications industries has joined CtrlS as president and chief business officer (CBO).
Thomas comes with over 30 years of rich experience in global account management, strategic planning, channel development, business development, redefining business models, and designing and selling solutions across enterprises and hyperscalers.
He joins the company from Equinix, where he served as strategic alliances and global account management senior vice president. Earlier, he held senior leadership roles at Level 3 Communications and Sprint.
In his new role, Thomas will work closely with the board and leadership team to craft the company's growth vision and strategy for expansion into global markets, enhance the market share and bottom line and establish CtrlS as a preferred choice of Fortune 500 global multinationals.
"I am excited to join CtrlS, Asia's largest rated-4 hyperscale data center and a preferred choice of Fortune 500 global multinationals.
"It is my belief that my experience and expertise, when combined with the infrastructure, good-will, innovations, and brand trust enjoyed by CtrlS, will pave the way for consolidation of market share across strategic regions around the globe.
"My passion for serving customers will serve our base and attract new customers, enhance market share, in addition to becoming a preferred service provider among hyperscalers, enterprises, and all mission-critical applications.
"I am eagerly seeking to meet customers and teammates as we work together to create value for all the stakeholders including employees in my role as president and chief business officer," Thomas adds.
"Royce is a tall and respected leader in the industry and I am delighted to welcome him to the CtrlS Family," CtrlS Datacenters founder - CEO Sridhar Pinnapureddy says.
"As a President and Chief Business Officer (CBO), he will play a key role in expanding the CtrlS' global footprint in strategic regions worldwide, introduce new and innovative service offerings, foster strategic global alliances, and usher in exponential growth for the company.
"Here's wishing Royce the very best as he takes on the mantel to lead the team to greater heights with vision, vigour and new energy."