VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), one of London’s leading data centre companies and part of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Group, has announced the appointment of Mike Golding as SVP of Design and Build. Reporting directly to Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, Golding will be a key member of the leadership team, responsible for all aspects of the design and construction of VIRTUS’ data centres.
Golding joins VIRTUS at an exciting time of growth for the company and his primary focus is to lead design and construction activities across London and EMEA. He will be tasked with ensuring that VIRTUS’ data centres are reliable, resilient and responsible; built to the highest industry standards to deliver operational excellence as efficiently as possible. As part of his role, Golding will lead VIRTUS’ Safety First Construction, Projects and Design Engineering teams across EMEA with innovative, efficient and fast data centre builds, which deliver zero downtime and scalability for VIRTUS’ customers.
Having worked in the construction industry for over 30 years – 20 of which have been spent in the data centre industry – Golding brings a depth of experience that is hard to match in the sector. He has delivered over 750MW of capacity for lease providers and self-build programmes of work during this time. A strong advocate of construction safety, scheduling predictability, sustainability and quality, Golding is an expert in end-to-end data centre delivery in established and new geographies in EMEA.Click below to share this article