Norbert to drive Colt DCS energy business

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) today announced the appointment of its Global Energy Director, Norbert Szalay. This announcement comes as Colt DCS rapidly expands its data centre footprint across the globe while heightening its commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability programmes across its portfolio.

Norbert will play a pivotal role in driving Colt DCS’ global energy & sustainability strategy. He will be key to ensure Colt DCS’ infrastructure within current and new site developments meet the highest energy efficiency standards and drive the procurement of green energy across Europe & Asia ensuring the overall sustainability goals for the business are achieved.

Norbert comes with 20 years of experience in global energy trade and management, having previously worked for Schneider Electric where he supported clients in over 100 countries to achieve their energy and sustainability goals. His previous experience also includes setting up energy trading platforms across North and Latin America, India, Thailand and Australia for major clients with energy spend of over $1 billion.

“I’m looking forward to joining the Colt DCS team and driving its global energy and sustainability strategy as it rapidly expands its hyperscale data centre portfolio” said Norbert. “The team’s commitment to the highest standards of operations, sustainability alongside its global expansion plans was a key factor in my decision to join the company and I am keen to leverage my previous experience to support the business achieve its goals.”

Detlef Spang, CEO at Colt Data Centre Services added, “Norbert joins the Colt DCS team at an exciting time as we ramp up our commitment to provide energy efficient and sustainable data centre solutions for our customers. We are excited to have Norbert on board to support the team with his years of valuable experience and expertise.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine