Colt Leadership Team

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Our Leadership Team

Keri Gilder

Keri Gilder

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the role in May 2020, Keri is responsible for executing Colt’s strategy which centres around transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity. 

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Gary Carr

Chief Financial Officer

Formerly Colt’s Group Financial Controller and Deputy CFO, Gary brings with him to his elevated role more than 23 years’ leadership experience across the telecommunications, IT and financial services sectors.

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Jaya Deshmukh

Executive Vice President - Strategy and Transformation

In this newly created role, Jaya is responsible for managing and driving Colt’s strategic roadmap and relationships, all while striving to elevate the organisation’s overall purpose and vision.

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Robin Farnan

Robin Farnan

Executive Vice President - Operations and Engineering

Robin's focus is on ensuring Colt optimises its global network presence to ensure it is ready for future demands, delivers customer solutions and provides the best in life customer experience.

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Andrew Edison

Executive Vice President - Sales, Marketing and Customer Relationship Management

Andrew is responsible for driving Colt's commerical strategy, leading global teams across sales, pre-sales, marketing and customer relationship management, as well as working with the wider organisation to ensure Colt delivers on its vision.

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Caroline Griffin Pain

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Caroline Griffin Pain is General Counsel at Colt with global responsibility for the Legal and Regulatory teams, the Company Secretariat and the Country Manager organisation. Caroline is also responsible for Colt’s ESG strategy, including sustainability and diversity and inclusion.

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Ashish Surti

Executive Vice President - Technology and Security

Ash is responsible for Colt's overall technology and security strategy and execution, ensuring Colt streamlines its systems and processes while industrialising the organisation's digital ambitions.

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Mark Beeden

Chief of Staff to the CEO

In this role Mark will help execute the CEO's strategic agenda, drive the development of Colt's digital and customer experience strategy and support the implementation of Colt's key initiatives.

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Catherine

Catherine Leaver

Chief People Officer

Catherine is highly experienced in working across international workforces and in building strong teams, delivering change and driving results, whilst making sure the wellbeing of the organisation remains a top priority.

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Our Board of Directors

Keri Gilder

Keri Gilder

Chief Executive Officer

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Caroline Griffin Pain

General Counsel and Company Secretary

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Abby Johnson

Non-Executive Director

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Michael Wilens

Chairman

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Jacques de Vaucleroy

Non-Executive Director

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Jennifer Uhrig

Non-Executive Director

Jeff Lagarce

Jeff Lagarce

Non-Executive Director

Audit Committee

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Jennifer Uhrig

Non-Executive Director

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Jacques de Vaucleroy

Non-Executive Director

Jeff Lagarce

Jeff Lagarce

Non-Executive Director

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Gerry McGraw

Member of Audit Committee

Remuneration Committee

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Jeff Lagarce

Chair of the Remuneration Committee

Pat Murphy

Pat Murphy

Chair of the Remuneration Committee

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Sally Nelson

Chair of the Remuneration Committee