T5 Data Centers™ has named Glen Peters to the newly created position of senior vice president of finance. The new appointment is just the latest step in a series strategic executive appointments designed to prepare T5 for future growth.
Peters joins T5 Data Centers from Dewberry Capital in Atlanta where he served as vice president of finance and administration. Glen also has worked with Lend Lease for 15 years, working in various real estate and leadership roles spanning the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Glen is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics, accounting, and finance from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.
“We were fortunate to be able to recruit Glen to expand our finance team,” said Peter Marin, president and CEO of T5. “He has the right background in finance and real estate to oversee the expansion of T5’s data center facilities. This is also the right time to realign our senior team, moving key executives into new roles that will give the company more versatility and make us more nimble so we can take advantage of new market opportunities.”
Aaron Wangenheim has been promoted to the role of chief operating officer. Craig McKesson has been named executive vice president, colocation and cloud solutions. Tim Bright has been named executive vice president, wholesale sales lead. In addition, Mike Casey has been appointed president of T5 Facilities Management, a T5 Data Centers company.
In the past year, T5 Data Centers has announced the opening of a new data center operation in the metropolitan New York area, groundbreaking on a new data center in Portland’s Silicon Forest, and new tenants at its T5@Dallas, T5@Portland, and T5@Atlanta locations. T5 also launched T5 Facilities Management as a third-party service to deliver comprehensive data center infrastructure support.