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Executive Leadership

Eric Schwartz

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Eric is responsible for leading CyrusOne’s strategy and driving the Company’s growth including the development of strategic partnerships.

Eric previously served as the Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Equinix, responsible for the company’s corporate strategy and analytics, business development, acquisitions, corporate development and xScale™ joint venture program. During his 16+ year tenure, Eric held a series of senior-level roles, including serving as President of the EMEA region, where the company built its market-leading position through investment and acquisitions. Equinix EMEA earned numerous awards for its success, including Eric’s recognition as European Data Center Industry Leader of the year in 2015.

Prior to Equinix, Eric held a number of senior-level roles at BellSouth, Trammell Crow Company, Harold A. Dawson Company and McKinsey & Co. Eric earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in electrical engineering and a B.A. in economics from Stanford University.

In his spare time, Eric enjoys cycling and has completed the 140-mile, 11-city ride in Friesland, Netherlands four times.

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John Hatem

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

As Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, John is responsible for global operations, design, construction, and information technology.  For the past twenty years, he has been at the forefront of data center design and innovation. He has the experience and enthusiasm for innovating and deploying the next generation of sustainable cloud infrastructure in the United States, Europe, and globally. By adopting a manufacturing approach developed in conjunction with some of the world’s largest technology companies and service providers, John leads teams that build and operate data center infrastructure to meet the specific speed-to-market and financial needs of hyperscale cloud and enterprise companies.

John started his career as a network operations engineer, working with some of the world’s largest financial companies, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. (formerly Bear Stearns & Co. Inc.), Deutsche Bank, and Morgan Stanley. As managing director at Bear Stearns, he was responsible for the strategic design, planning, and control of vital data centers worldwide. Before joining CyrusOne in 2011, John served as the director of design and construction for ConceptCSI Global Data Center Solutions. One of the preeminent construction firms in the industry dedicated to designing, planning, and constructing mission-critical facilities.

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Owen Morris

Owen Morris

Chief Financial Officer

Owen Morris serves as Chief Financial Officer, responsible for leading CyrusOne’s global finance organization, including accounting, financial reporting, operations finance, risk management, treasury, and strategic planning.

Joining CyrusOne in 2024, Owen previously served as Chief Financial Officer of United Surgical Partners International (USPI), a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare, for five years where he played important roles in all finance functions and led key operational decisions, revenue cycle management and acquisition integration. Prior to joining USPI, Owen spent nearly two decades in investment banking and venture capital, primarily with the real estate investment banking team at Goldman Sachs.

Owen is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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Fran Federman

Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

As Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Fran Federman is responsible for leading CyrusOne’s capital markets activities and related strategic transactions.

Fran previously served as the Chief Financial Officer at IQHQ, a developer and owner of life science real estate. Prior to that, Fran served in various roles at Ventas, Inc., most recently as Vice President of Capital Markets and Managing Director of the Ventas Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund. She previously worked as the Director of Global Treasury and Capital Markets for Terraform Global, including during its IPO, and held roles in Capital Markets and Finance at Prologis.

In addition to her professional experiences, Fran also is active in Chief, an organization focused on supporting women in senior leadership positions, and the Urban Land Institute, a leading organization in the broader real estate industry, as well as serving on the boards of One Tail at a Time and the National Eating Disorder Association.

Fran received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

In her spare time, Fran enjoys hiking and being outdoors, ideally with her two dogs,  and is currently working on her WSET Level 3 certification in wine.

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Robert M. Jackson

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

CyrusOne’s general counsel, Robert Jackson, champions a commercially-oriented, “focus on what matters” approach to business, fueled by a relentless passion for digital infrastructure, real estate development, and value creation.  His journey as business lawyer, trusted advisor, and real estate executive, provides a unique perspective that complements the company’s diverse senior management team.  Robert currently leads the company’s legal, human resources, and environmental health, safety, and sustainability teams, is a member of the capital and pricing committees, and works extensively with the Board of Managers as secretary.

Since joining the company in 2015, Robert has provided steady leadership during a period of dramatic growth, challenge, and change.  He continues to focus on scaling internal and external legal resources to provide difference-making solutions to support the company’s transformative global growth.  His EHSS team drives the company’s industry leading ESG strategy.  Under Robert’s leadership, our HR team is responsible for the development of our deep and diverse team, with an emphasis on teammate engagement and inclusion.  Most recently, Robert was a key advisor and contributor in the strategic review process that resulted in the historic 2022 take-private of the company in a record-breaking $15B transaction and the post-closing strategic planning to support alignment among new stakeholders.

Born and raised in Columbia, Missouri, home of the University of Missouri – Columbia, Robert is – in his words – a “Tiger by birth.”  He is a proud graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business (BS Finance), the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law (JD with distinction) and the University of Florida Levin School of Law (LLM Taxation).  Robert represents the company on the Board of Directors of the Data Center Coalition, the trade association of the data center industry, serving as a member of the executive committee, and as a director of Tech Titans, the technology association of North Texas.

Robert and his wife live in Highland Park, Texas, and he enjoys spending time with their three children, playing basketball, and nurturing a life-long love of photography.

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Andrea Muñoz

Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer

As Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer for CyrusOne, Andrea Muñoz is responsible for an ecosystem of services aimed at delivering high-touch, optimal customer experiences. Andrea’s oversight includes data center operations, physical security, customer success, implementations, service delivery, and crisis management. Additionally, Andrea serves in a leadership role for CyrusOne’s Women’s Resource Group, a supportive network for facilitating professional development and growth as well as promoting diversity and inclusion. She also is a frequent speaker at industry and business events.

Since joining CyrusOne in 2014, Andrea has successfully led customer-centric initiatives and service delivery teams that have fueled CyrusOne’s scalable growth and elevated its customer-centric operations and culture. Her accomplishments have earned her several promotions and increased responsibilities. Prior to joining CyrusOne, Andrea spent 17 years in the telecommunications industry serving in multiple operational leadership roles.

Andrea earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas.

Outside of work, Andrea enjoys her time with her family as well as yoga, mountain biking and traveling.

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Brent Behrman

Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer

As Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer, Brent is responsible for CyrusOne’s global go-to-market teams and client relationships. Before this appointment, Brent served as CyrusOne’s Executive Vice President of Engineering, and Executive Vice President of Strategy. Brent joined CyrusOne in 2016, and during his tenure, he held a key leadership role in all of CyrusOne’s global expansion efforts.

Before joining CyrusOne, Brent served as Senior Vice President of sales for Compass Datacenters. Brent also worked with Digital Realty for more than six years, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of sales, where he was responsible for overseeing the global go-to-market strategy and client/channel relationship management. Previously in his career, Brent had taken on sales leadership roles at Vettro Corporation, Entrust Inc., and Nortel Networks. Brent received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University at College Station and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Texas.

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Matt Pullen

Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Europe

In his role as Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Europe, Matt is responsible for driving the growth of CyrusOne’s operations in Europe and delivering the very best in data center excellence to CyrusOne’s hyperscale and enterprise customers worldwide.

Matt oversees regional business strategy and an experienced European Management Team to deliver upon site selection, construction, design, operations, finance, HR, legal, technology, sales, and marketing across an operational and development portfolio with an IT power capacity of more than 200 MW in London, Frankfurt, Dublin, Amsterdam and Paris.

Since joining CyrusOne in August 2018 Matt has been pivotal in authenticating the CyrusOne brand in Europe and deploying significant capital across the new development portfolio; more than doubling the European footprint and diversifying the customer base.

Matt joined CyrusOne following its acquisition of Zenium Data Centers where he was Managing Director and a founding member. Prior to Zenium, he was an Executive Director at CBRE, leading the Corporate Outsourcing function in EMEA.

Matt has extensive relationships in the corporate community and a unique understanding of the property investment dynamics of data centers. He is a committed and regular contributor to industry thought leadership through participation in industry forums.

Effective partnership and a commitment to a sustainable future is fundamental to CyrusOne’s growth strategy in Europe. Matt is honored to sit on the European Data Center Association’s (EUDCA) Board of Directors and to be a member of techUK’s Data Center Council. He is committed to strengthening relationships with key policy stakeholders and elevating standards for best practices in the data center industry across Europe; offering his experience, support, and leadership to educate and encourage best practices in data center policy in Europe and around the world.

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