Stockholm, Sweden – 16 June 2022 – atNorth, a leading Nordic data center operator, today announces the appointment of Mats Hultin to its board of directors.
As current Chief Information Officer and Head of Group IT at Ericsson, Mats is responsible for building, improving, and operating Ericsson’s internal digital platforms for innovation and user experience. He brings valuable knowledge of enterprise digitization to atNorth, further supported by ten years of experience as former CIO of SAAB. Combined with his board experience, he will help the company as it continues to execute its strategic roadmap as the next-generation sustainable data center provider across Europe.
“Mats has extensive experience working as a CIO for some of the largest companies in the Nordics, such as Saab and Ericsson. He has been on the buyer side of the datacenter and HPC market as a user, not only in the Nordics but across markets globally. He understands the value of our differentiated value proposition, and we look forward to working together” says Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson, atNorth CEO.
“Alongside the carrier network provided by the telecom industry, the datacenter business is at the core of anything digital. With its focus on high-performance computing and energy-efficient data center services, atNorth is spearheading the development of this field, and I am delighted to join the company in its continued growth.” commented Mats Hultin.
atNorth is a leading Pan-Nordic data center services company that offers sustainable, and scalable high-performance solutions across Iceland and Sweden. The company operates three data centers, 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’s 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 a 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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