Iron Mountain Appoints Rod Day Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
BOSTON – March 18, 2014 –The Board of Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) has appointed Rod Day as the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Day has served as Iron Mountain’s acting CFO since November 1, 2013, and had previous roles both as senior vice president and CFO International from November 2009, and CFO Europe in 2008 when he joined the company. Day, 49, is a seasoned finance executive with more than 25 years of experience. Prior to joining Iron Mountain, Day had several roles at AOL Europe, including director of financial control and planning, vice president finance and strategy, and most recently, CFO for Europe. Prior to AOL, Day held senior strategic planning and finance roles at Kingfisher plc.
“Rod’s appointment demonstrates the solid bench strength within our management team. Rod is the best fit for this role; he knows our business extremely well and has made substantial contributions to Iron Mountain. As CFO International, Rod drove enhanced profitability in our international operations and supported our expansion into high-growth emerging markets with a prudent approach to capital allocation,” said William L. Meaney, Iron Mountain president and chief executive officer. “Rod is well regarded throughout the company and has become a trusted partner to me, our Board and our senior leadership team. We value his insights and ability to convert financial strategy into global practice, thereby strengthening our financial organization.”
Al Verrecchia, chairman of the Iron Mountain board of directors, added, “Rod’s track record reveals a proven ability to deliver improved operating efficiency and maximize returns on investment. With more than two decades of leadership experience in corporate finance and global operations, Rod is exceptionally qualified to oversee our financial strategy as we extend the durability of our storage rental business, expand our global leadership and pursue emerging business opportunities.”
Commenting on his appointment, Day said, “I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead the finance organization for Iron Mountain. The company has established a strong financial foundation for supporting both high-return investment and attractive stockholder payouts. I look forward to continuing to work with the Board, our management team, and our top-notch finance team to drive durable returns for our stockholders.”
Day will have overall responsibility for accounting, external reporting, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, investor relations, tax and treasury functions. He has a degree in Economics from Cambridge University and an MBA from London Business School. Day trained as an accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of storage and information management services. The company’s real estate network of over 66 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers around the world. And its solutions for records management, data management, document management, and secure shredding help organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information . Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including business documents, backup tapes, electronic files and medical data. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.