CHARLOTTE, N.C. - July 13, 2021 -- Flexential, a leading provider of data center colocation, cloud and connectivity, today announced it has selected Garth Williams to serve as its new Chief Financial Officer. Located in New York, Garth is a tenured CFO in the technology infrastructure industry with deep capital markets experience. At Flexential, Williams will play a critical role in driving Flexential toward its next stages of growth as it continues to invest heavily in its industry-leading platform.
"We are thrilled to welcome Garth to Flexential's senior leadership team," said Flexential Chief Executive Officer Chris Downie. "His operational and strategic expertise is an ideal match for our business objectives and his breadth of experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand and look towards the next decade of growth for Flexential."
Williams brings over 30 years of experience to Flexential. He joins the company from ExteNet Systems, a Digital Colony, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, John Hancock/Manulife-backed company where he served as CFO. Previously Williams served as CFO of Kroll, a global cyber security, risk management, and information services company and Vice President, Assistant Controller, International at American Tower Corporation, a publicly traded REIT. Williams started his career in Investment Banking with Morgan Stanley, where he raised debt and equity capital for telecom and Internet infrastructure companies and developed and executed securitization financing structures to fund digital infrastructure companies.
"It's an exciting time to be joining Flexential," said Williams. "The company is uniquely positioned for significant growth in the coming years with its leading hybrid IT portfolio and compelling vision and market strategy. I'm looking forward to joining this seasoned leadership team to help Flexential reach its massive potential for continued success."