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Telehouse and KDDI Europe Announce New Managing Director

10th April 2014, London - Telehouse Europe, a leading provider of global Data Centres and Managed ICT Services and subsidiary of KDDI, has announced the appointment of current Deputy Managing Director, Hiroyuki Soshi as its new Managing Director. Mr Soshi succeeds Hiroshi Kobayashi and will be based in London, the European headquarters. 

Bringing with him a wealth of management experience from KDDI headquarters, Mr Soshi has played a central role in driving the KDDI and Telehouse Europe strategic direction since 2011. His leadership has brought success in expansions across the EMEA region in Russia, Germany and France with a strong focus on data centre business optimisation and placing the customer at the centre of the formulation and execution of Telehouse Europe’s business strategy.

Having officially started his role on the 1st April, Mr Soshi takes charge at an exciting time for Telehouse Europe. This year sees the 20th anniversary of the relationship between Telehouse Europe and the London Internet Exchange (LINX), as well as the 25th Anniversary of the London data centre campus in 2015. Mr Soshi is ideally placed to lead the future growth of Telehouse Europe and maintain its leadership in a time that will see sustained growth for the industry.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Soshi said “I am extremely privileged to take on the role as Managing Director in such a pivotal time for Telehouse Europe. Over the past two and a half decades, we have positioned ourselves as a global leader in facilitating the growth of the Internet and digital based technologies.”

Mr Soshi continued, “I am committed to ensuring that Telehouse continues to act as a catalyst for growth by maximising innovation and customer value.”  

For any questions about Telehouse, please contact William Horley, Marketing Manager William.horley@uk.telehouse.net.
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