JP Morgan Chase global IT head to aid NGD post-Brexit trade drive.
UK data centre operator Next Generation Data (NGD) has announced the key senior management appointment of Bill McHenry who has joined the board as a Non-Executive Director.
Based in New York, Mr McHenry is Managing Director, Global Head of Critical Systems, JP Morgan Chase. He brings over 35 years IT industry experience including specialist knowledge in data centre infrastructure and facilities management. With his considerable network of business contacts and first-hand knowledge of the North American data centre industry, he will play a key role in NGD's post-Brexit international expansion strategy.
Commenting on Bill McHenry’s appointment, Simon Taylor, NGD’s Chairman, said "NGD is delighted that Bill has joined us to help shape and deliver our international growth strategy, with a particular focus on the US market where we are already experiencing growing demand. Bill’s reputation and contacts will be of immense value as we move to secure more contracts directly with major US-based corporations."
Bill McHenry added: “I am very pleased to be on board at NGD as a Non-Executive Director and excited by the opportunity of helping accelerate the company’s growth internationally. I firmly believe NGD’s world class mega data centre ticks all the boxes for many major US based enterprise corporations and service providers looking for more secure, future-proof facilities in Europe. The company has already proven its capability for consistently meeting and exceeding the stringent IT and hosting requirements of several global cloud and enterprise organisations.”