Telehouse statement – Coronavirus

Seigo Fukuhara

European Bloc Chief & Managing Director, KDDI Europe and Telehouse Europe

Seigo Fukuhara is European Bloc Chief & Managing Director for KDDI Europe and Telehouse Europe, after having previously held the Deputy Managing Director role at KDDI Enterprise and being a member of the Telehouse board in both 2011 and 2014. Seigo’s primary responsibilities include overseeing staff welfare, maximizing the value that Telehouse offers its customers to ensure satisfaction and to drive the company’s continued sustainability efforts.

With over 25 years’ experience in the data centre industry, Seigo plays a key role in the growth of the organisation across Europe, including the London Docklands campus which is set to open a new facility in early 2022. Before embarking on his career, Seigo majored in law at Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan.

Takayo Takamuro

Deputy Managing Director, Telehouse Europe

Takayo Takamuro is Deputy Managing Director at Telehouse Europe, having assumed the role in April 2021. In her position, Takayo’s primary focus is to take responsibility for the sales, marketing, technical services, business planning, digital transformation and procurement functions, with a drive to ensure resilience in numerous business environments to support customers.

Takayo has over 25 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, having led the data wholesale team for GAFA and mega carriers, OTT players and major financial companies. She also played a key role in the global business development and sales for major international companies in Japan.

Paul Lewis

Senior Operations Director

Paul Lewis is Senior Operations Director at Telehouse Europe. He joined the company in April 2018 to lead the organisation’s operations, engineering, projects, service delivery and customer services teams. His primary focus is achieving operational excellence and customer satisfaction across Telehouse’s data centres, providing high levels of service to external and internal customers, while supporting the company’s profitability and growth.

Paul has been working in the data centre, telecoms and IT service sectors for over 25 years and has a strong focus on service operations and delivering customer solutions. He joined Telehouse from Aegis Data where spent more than six years as Director of Data Centre Operations and has extensive experience in network engineering.

Mark Pestridge

Senior Customer Experience Director

Mark joined Telehouse Europe in April 2019 to lead the UK sales organisation, and is responsible for driving the sales strategy and developing and managing the commercial relationship with our existing client base. His primary focus is on ensuring that existing and prospective customers are at the heart of what we do at Telehouse Europe, underpinning the vision for the sales team.

Mark has been involved in sales and business development since 1992 and has extensive experience working with service providers, including 10 years’ service at Verizon. Since 2011, he has worked exclusively in the data centre sector, holding senior sales leadership roles at both Equinix and Digital Realty. Marks holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Birmingham.

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