Management

The Board Members of DATA4

Olivier MICHELI
Chief Executive Officer

OLIVIER MICHELI

Olivier Micheli was appointed CEO of DATA4 Group in November 2014.

He won the “First 100 days” prize awarded by KPMG and EIM in partnership with the French magazine Les Echos, in recognition of directors that have successfully managed the key period of the first 100 days.

In June 2016, Olivier Micheli took over as chair of France Datacenter, a professional association bringing together all data center stakeholders in France, aimed at promoting the sector as a pillar of the digital economy.

Olivier Micheli previously held the position of Consultancy Department Director for nine years at Easynet Global Services for EMEA, Pacific Asia and North America. In 2010, he was appointed Managing Director France of the leading international telecommunications company NTT and was a member of its Europe Management Committee.

Olivier Micheli holds an engineering degree in telecommunications and an MBA from HEC Paris.

He also sits on three Management Boards, namely the Paris-Saclay Development Board, Qarnot Computing and Pierre et Marie Curie University (UPMC) as an outside board member.

Adam LEVINE
Chief Commercial Officer

Adam Levine has 16 years of experience at the highest levels in the domain of IT hosting.

He began his career in the real estate sector with HRO before specialising in the IT hosting sector with such major industry groups as CBRE.

In 2007, Adam Levine was appointed VP Sales, then VP Business Development and Strategic Alliances (EMEA), at Digital Realty Trust, a global operator of Data Center solutions, where he worked for 7 years in direct collaboration with major IT and telecommunications sector players such as IBM, Atos Origin, Capgemini, Equinix and France Telecom.

Adam Levine joined DATA4 as Group Chief Commercial Officer in 2014, in charge of new markets development strategy as well as the group’s organic growth.

Marie CHABANON
Chief Technical Officer

Marie Chabanon was appointed Technical Director of the DATA4 Group in January 2018. She previously held the position of Deputy Technical Director since April 2017.

A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (INSA Lyon) and an MBA in Management, Marie has since accumulated more than 15 years of experience in the fields of maintenance and project management, in diverse and internationally renowned companies such as Socotec International, Starbucks Coffee and GL Events.

From 2009 to mid-2017, Marie was as Senior Consultant and then a Business Portfolio Manager at APL, an expert data center consulting and IT hosting company.

At DATA4, Marie is responsible for ensuring the operational quality and energy efficiency of DATA 4’s infrastructure, and works on the Group’s expansion and innovation projects.

Claire Vandromme
Chief Financial Officer

Claire Vandromme, CFO of Data4 Group, has been appointed to lead the implementation of the financing policies to support the growth strategy, with extensive experience in this area. Over the last 5 years, Claire has managed 2 billion of financing ranging from mortgage loans to corporate facilities or EuroPP bonds to implement development and project financing activities.

With over 20 years of financial management in the real estate industry – most recently at Apsys, where she held the role of Deputy Chief Financial Officer for over 10 years, and first at ING Real Estate Investment Management – Claire has recognized expertise in finance. During her career, she was a financial auditor at E&Y and, before that, a Chartered Accountant for the strategic consulting firm PwC.

Greg McCulloch
Chief Development Officer

Greg McCulloch joined Data4 Group in February 2022 as Chief Development Officer (CDO).

Before joining Data4, Greg was Director of Infrastructure at Brookfield Asset Management. With over 25 years of experience, he has worked with companies such as DigiPlex where Greg served as Chief Operating Officer and prior to that, he was Managing Director of Interxion UK, responsible for the growth and expansion of its UK operations. Earlier in his career, Greg held several sales roles with companies including Sentrum (later acquired by DRT), Global Switch, and Telehouse Europe.

Greg will lead Data4’s development projects in new and existing markets across Europe. Greg will lead the Group’s overall development strategy, identifying new property transactions and/or new M&A opportunities to accompany the Company as it grows.