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Byrne Murphy, Chairman

Byrne Murphy is co-owner and Chairman of DigiPlex Group of Companies. He brings 25 years experience of making and managing property-led investments and businesses throughout the USA and Europe. He is the former Deputy Chief Executive and co-founder of BAA McArthurGlen, Europe’s largest owner and operator of designer outlet centres. Byrne is also founding partner and Managing Director of Kitebrook Partners Limited, an international real estate investment company. Byrne received his MBA from University of Virginia and his BA (Cum Laude) from Harvard University.

 

 

 

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Gisle M. Eckhoff, Chief Executive Officer

Gisle M. Eckhoff joined DigiPlex in August 2014 as Chief Executive Officer. He brings nearly thirty years’ experience in senior positions in the IT industry in the US, Sweden, UK and Denmark as well as at home in Norway.

Gisle is the former Senior Vice President and Managing Director of CGI’s operation in Norway, and has also held a number of senior management roles at both country and regional levels in CSC Computer Sciences Corporation. The experience and knowledge gained from heading up the Financial Services vertical in the Nordic region, before becoming Vice President and Managing Director of CSC in both Norway and Sweden, is of great value when implementing DigiPlex’ growth strategy in the Nordic markets.

Gisle holds a Degree in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Management.

 

 

 

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Susan Liow, Chief Financial Officer

Susan is a Top Four trained Chartered Accountant with experience of leading the finance function in a range of industries including banking, fund management, property development, data centres, telecoms and print management.

She held the role of Chief Financial Officer at Innovative Output Solutions, a major UK subsidiary of an N.Y.S.E. listed company; Group Finance Director at HH Print Management; the U.K. CFO of Infonet UK, a major subsidiary of an N.Y.S.E listed company; the Group Finance Director of DigiPlex Group; the Vice President of Finance for Security Capital U.S. Realty, an N.Y.S.E. listed company; the Director of Financial Services for a group of UK, Belgian and Luxembourg companies providing investment management and corporate services within a shared services centre; the UK Financial Controller for Arthur Andersen’s Corporate Financial Services practice and a manager in Deloitte, responsible for the U.K. Partnership’s profit plans and treasury functions.

She is a supporter of various children's charities and caregivers in the community.

 

 

 

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Dan Oldham, Chief Operating Officer 

Dan is Head of Operations for all DigiPlex Data Centres and Chief Operating Officer for the Group. He is a Chartered Building Services Engineer with broad experience in estate maintenance and construction works in both the public and private sectors.  His Data Centre Operations experience is extensive having managed multi-site portfolios across the UK and Europe. Dan has achieved operational success employing different techniques; he has supervised in-house staff and has managed consultants and contractors.  Dan’s experience is in matching, developing and improving operational delivery mechanisms and tailoring services to match business and customer needs in the complex business-critical data centre environment.

 

 

 

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Geoff Fox, Chief Technology Officer

Geoff is Group Chief Technical Officer with responsibility for engineering and innovation across all of the DigiPlex data centres. He is a Building Services and Mechanical Engineer, a member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers and an Uptime Institute Accredited Design Engineer. He has a extensive experience in Data Centre focussed business unit and technical services team management in both Operational and CapEx roles. Geoff is accountable and responsible for the delivery of the capital works program for the Group, where the key focus is to ensure the designs are future ready and aligned with Group business direction. Geoff’s team also provide support to the COO in problem resolution and change management. Geoff has been part of the DigiPlex management team from the outset.

 

 

 

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Daniel Joyce - Chief Construction Officer

Daniel Joyce is the Chief Construction Officer and takes responsibility for the company’s expansion projects across the Nordic region. He brings more than 14 years’ experience from the Swedish data centre market and has contributed to designing and building customer specific solutions. Daniel has developed sites that meet the demands of some of the world’s largest IT companies.
Daniel was previously with Facebook where he was responsible for the construction of the Luleå site. Prior to that he held several management positions at TelecityGroup (now Equinix).

 

 

 

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Haakon Holm-Knapstad - Chief HR Officer


Haakon joined Digiplex August 2015 as Head of Human Resources. He brings nine years of experience as a HR Business Partner and recruiter.  He holds a Master of Science degree in Organisational Psychology and a Bachelor Degree in Business Law - both from Norwegian School of Management.
Haakon is the former HR Business Partner for Consulting and System Integration and Managed Services at Tieto Norway AS. Before this he worked six years as a recruiter.

 

 

 

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Lars Tisen – Chief Commercial Officer

Lars joined DigiPlex in May 2016 as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for business growth in the Nordic region. He brings more than twenty years of experience in IT-services in the Nordic region including senior positions in companies like Logica (CGI), Evry, HP, HCL and TCS. Lars has a strong background in global delivery and Nordic Financial services. He holds an Executive MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.

 

 

 

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Contact

DigiPlex Norway AS
Ulvenveien 89B
0581 Oslo, Norway

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