Stockholm, Sweden – October 25th, 2022 – atNorth, the leading pan-Nordic colocation, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence service provider, has announced the appointment of Anders Svensson to its Board of Directors. atNorth has experienced considerable growth this year, and the news follows several recent additions to atNorth’s Senior Leadership Team, including the recent appointment of Stephen Donovan as Chief Development Officer and Ásdís Ólafsdóttir, who leads the company’s ESG practice.
“Anders Svensson has served on a number of Boards and has a wealth of experience from business development to outsourcing engagements”, says Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson, CEO of atNorth. “As part of our ambition to provide sustainable, scalable, data center services, Anders’ considerable experience in leading successful Sourcing and M&A activities will support atNorth in its continued expansion in the Nordics region and beyond. His leadership and extensive professional network make him an invaluable team member.”
Anders has held several Senior Executive Management and Board positions and has also participated in various senior advisory networks. Anders has been instrumental in the strategic growth of the businesses he has worked with, including WM-data/Logica, and played a leading role in the initiative to create the “Nordic Computer Centre,” which then merged with DMdata to become NCM (Nordic Computer Management) in 2002. During 2014 Anders co-founded the Strategy, Sourcing and M&A advisory firm Burnt Oak Partners Nordics. Anders has also completed several assignments as Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors in companies listed on the Swedish Stock Exchange across the cyber security, IT and online gaming sectors.
“I am delighted to join the atNorth Board of Directors at this pivotal time of expansion for the business and industry as a whole,” says Svensson. “At a time when a shift in digital transformation is fueling the need for high-performance computing solutions, atNorth’s vision to leverage innovative data center design to provide sustainable and highly scalable computing solutions across Europe is exceptionally unique. I look forward to playing a critical role in supporting the team at this time of real strategic growth.
atNorth is a leading Pan-Nordic data center services company that offers sustainable, cost-effective, and scalable high-performance computing across Iceland and Sweden. The company operates three data centers in strategic locations across the Nordics, while a fourth location is under construction in the north of Iceland.
With sustainability at its core, atNorth’s data centers run on 100% renewable energy resources and support circular economy principles. All atNorth sites leverage innovative design, power efficiency, and intelligent cluster operations to provide long-term infrastructure deployments. Its tailor-made solutions enable businesses to calculate, simulate, train and visualize data workloads in an efficient, cost-optimized way.
atNorth is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland. The business was founded in 2009 and acquired by Partners Group in 2022. For more information, visit atNorth.com or follow atNorth on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.
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