Updated: Jul 8
John O’Driscoll to lead strategy and operations across sales channels, account management, business development and renewals
DUBLIN, Ireland – March 4 2021 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s digital infrastructure company, today announced the appointment of John O’Driscoll as its new Regional Sales Director for Ireland. In his new role, O’Driscoll will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all of Equinix Ireland’s sales channels, leading domestic and international business development efforts, while overseeing renewals and Channel sales.
O’Driscoll brings more than 20 years of sales experience, with more than 16 years in senior leadership roles in the cybersecurity, technology and telecoms sectors. Most recently, O’Driscoll served as Group Head of Sales at Integrity360, where he held full profit and loss responsibility for UK and Irish markets. Prior to this, he was Head of Global Business Development and Enterprise Inside Sales sectors at BT Ireland, where he established a new Global Business Development Unit and oversaw global acquisition and foreign direct investment (FDI) engagement.
O’Driscoll holds a Masters in Strategic Sales Management and Leadership from the Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, as well as a Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring from the Chartered Management Institute. His appointment will strengthen Equinix’s efforts to guide the digital transformation strategies of enterprises in Ireland, helping them leverage the Platform’s unrivalled global reach to broaden their growth horizons and innovate at pace. O’Driscoll will also play a pivotal role in supporting Ireland’s valuable FDI sector by enabling enterprises to access Equinix’s best-in-class digital infrastructure to quickly establish operations in Ireland.
Maurice Mortell, Managing Director, Ireland, Equinix:
“John brings a wealth of experience to the table, and his appointment demonstrates Equinix’s ability to attract the best and brightest talent to drive our mission forward. John is firmly in tune with our efforts to continue helping enterprises harness digital infrastructure to achieve a competitive advantage in their respective markets. Having earned his sales leadership credentials over an impressive career to date, John’s management and strategic acumen will be invaluable in helping us maintain and refine our customer-centric strategy in the months and years ahead.”·
John O’Driscoll, Regional Sales Director, Ireland, Equinix:
“I’m delighted to join Equinix at such an exciting time for the company. I have great admiration for the company’s leadership, as well as the scale and breadth of the Equinix global network. I’m excited to play a key role in ensuring all of Equinix’s customers in Ireland are able to seamlessly leverage the power of Equinix’s global platform to expedite the launch of digital services, uphold a world-class standard of service delivery and expand their market share. I look forward to working alongside this exceptional team of professionals in growing the business in 2021 and beyond.”
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Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world’s digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix enables today’s businesses to access all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage. With Equinix, they can scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value.###
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