DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Datacenters has named Jared Day as President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company, a role that will include leading Compass Datacenters' day-to-day operations and overseeing development of the company's financial management and organization. He will work alongside CEO Chris Crosby on the company's senior management team to shape the next phase of the company's growth.
Day joins Compass Datacenters from Armor Defense, Inc., a cloud cyber security company, where he was President and previously served as CFO and COO. As President, Day led the organization through a period of 500% growth over the course of four years, and he closed several rounds of debt and equity capital that provided a foundation for the company's growth. He was also responsible for financial management of the company, product management, operations, sales, marketing and all administrative functions.
"Compass is growing rapidly, and with that comes the need to expand our senior management team with the right talent to manage that growth. As my focus shifts to the business development side and furthering the footprint of the company, Jared will take over the day-to-day operations of the company, where he'll manage financial responsibilities and drive the next phase of growth for Compass," said Chris Crosby, Founder and CEO of Compass Datacenters. "Jared is a highly-respected individual in the industry because of his experience scaling high-growth businesses. His background in financial management and strong leadership will serve this company well, and I am humbled that someone with his ability and experience has decided to join our team."
"I am very excited to join Compass Datacenters and work with such a great team. I have watched the tremendous growth of the company from afar, and can't wait to see the additional expansion that is to come," said Jared Day. "Compass is offering data center solutions that resonate with customers seeking a no-compromises data center facility that can be located exactly where they need it, and I'm thrilled to be helping to further the vision of this company."
About Compass Datacenters
Compass Datacenters was founded in 2011 with the goal of providing enterprises, cloud and service providers and hyperscale customers with solutions that reflect a dramatic change from conventional alternatives like wholesale colocation or traditional construction build-to-suits. Compass' investors are Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and RedBird Capital Partners, who bring a long-term perspective and significant financial resources to support growth. Compass' executive team has built more than $3 billion of data centers and operated over 6 million square feet of raised floor around the world. The Compass team specializes in delivering build-to-order solutions that are superior to competing alternatives through the provision of more features and personalization options at competitive price points in every market regardless of size. For more information, visit www.compassdatacenters.com.
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