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Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they have learned along the way. This week, we meet Maurice Mortell of Equinix

9th December, 2018
Maurice Mortell, managing director for Ireland and emerging markets, Equinix Picture: John Ohle

Maurice Mortell is managing director for Ireland and emerging markets at data centre company Equinix. US-headquartered Equinix entered the Irish market two years ago with the acquisition of TelecityGroup. The company employs 94 people across four data centre sites in Dublin. It has more than 200 data centres in 52 markets worldwide.

Tell us about your career to date.

I studied business and commerce at Dublin Institute of Technology and, in 2000, became chief executive at Data Electronics.

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