Damon joined Global Switch as Operations Manager, Sydney in 2007, moving to his current dual role of Group Director, Asia-Pacific and Managing Director of Global Switch Sydney in 2016.
Prior to his current role at Global Switch, Damon was appointed as Managing Director, Sydney in 2011. Before this he held the regional role of Commercial Director, Asia-Pacific where he was responsible for identifying new business opportunities throughout Asia-Pacific and enhancing Global Switch’s product and service offering. His role prior to this as Commercial Manager, Sydney saw him apply his wealth of experience in sales and marketing to lead the Sydney facility through a period of rapid expansion. Damon first joined Global Switch as Operations Manager in 2007 and prior to taking up the regional commercial director position had responsibilities across sales and marketing, customer services and operations.
Responsibilities at Global Switch
In his role as Group Director, Asia-Pacific, Damon leads Global Switch’s Asia-Pacific Exco Board in the continuous development and future expansion of Global Switch’s business in this region whilst overseeing a programme of continuous improvement, ensuring that best practice is shared across key operational areas such as customer services, critical environments and connectivity.
As Managing Director of Global Switch’s Sydney data centre campus, Damon is responsible for managing the largest multi-tenanted data centre campus in the southern hemisphere. He has overseen the successful delivery of stage 1 of Global Switch’s AUD300 million Sydney East data centre as well as securing pre-commitments from international and national companies which has enabled the construction of the remaining two stages.