Global Switch: Global Switch CEO to retire and be replaced by COO Muldoon

Dec 28, 2023 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Global Switch CEO John Corcoran is retiring and the company has announced that he will be stepping down from his duties on December 31, 2023. Global Switch's current chief operating officer Ashley Muldoon is to be appointed CEO, and will join the board. Shareholder approval for his appointment is expected in the coming weeks.

Corcoran said, “I have been honored to lead Global Switch over the last two decades, during which time it has been transformed from a loss-making enterprise into one of the most successful data center companies in the world. I have been fortunate to work with an incredible group of people, both inside and outside of our Company, who have played an important role in creating the successful business we see today. I would like to express my specific thanks to all my colleagues, both past and present, whose hard work and commitment have enabled our business to grow to where it is today, as well as our customers and, partners for their unwavering support.”

He added,  “I have known and worked with Ashley Muldoon for over 25 years and in recent years, have partnered closely with him at Global Switch in preparation for a smooth leadership transition. In that time, he has developed a deep understanding of all aspects of the Company’s operations and I am confident that with the strong and stable platform we have built, Global Switch will go from strength to strength under the dynamism and energy of his leadership.”