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Green Mountain, the leading colocation data centre company today announced that they are strengthening their sales team, and positioning the company for rapid international growth with the appointment of Svein Atle Hagaseth, the current SVP North America, as their new Chief Sales Officer.

– Svein Atle has been responsible for positioning Green Mountains value proposition of secure, sustainable and cost-efficient data centre services to the North American market since he joined the company 18 months ago. We are very satisfied with the progress that Green Mountain has done internationally over the period that Svein has been with us, and see a significant upside in being able to capitalize on his sales expertise across all our markets. We are pleased that we found the new CSO internally in the organization and that Svein Atle accepted to the position, says Tor Kristian Gyland, CEO of Green Mountain.

Svein Atle Hagaseth is currently responsible for Green Mountain’s sales office for North America, based in Toronto. He has an extensive career in the IT-industry with close to 20 years of leadership and sales experience, both in Norway and Internationally.

– I am looking forward to taking on the role as CSO in Green Mountain. Green Mountain is growing tremendously, and we see significant demand for data centre services in Norway, Europe, and the United States. It will be exciting to work with the organization to continue to strengthen our market position, especially now that Norway is perfectly positioned to take on a leading role in the international market for data centre services. In addition, Green Mountain is well aligned with optimal natural resources, abundant renewable power, and ability to be cost efficient. I also believe that Green Mountain has a fantastic story of innovation, efficiency and secure operations which I feel honoured to bring to market, says Hagaseth.

– Green Mountain has great international ambitions, so it was strategically important to get Hagaseth in place in this position, he brings a wealth of experience to Green Mountain and will be key in fuelling the next stage of our growth, concludes Gyland.

Hagaseth joins the position as Chief Sales Officer at Green Mountain in December 2017.

Tor Kristian Gyland
CEO, Green Mountain

Svein Atle Hagaseth
CSO, Green Mountain