Iron Mountain Appoints Former Microsoft Executive Ted MacLean as Chief Marketing Officer
Boston, Ma – 30 September, 2014 - Information management company Iron Mountain® Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) today announced that Ted MacLean, formerly of Microsoft, has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer. MacLean will report directly to Iron Mountain President and CEO William L. Meaney.
In this newly created role, MacLean will be responsible for enabling the growth of the company’s business units as the head of Iron Mountain’s global commercial organisation, which centralises marketing, product management, customer insights, sales operations, sales enablement and revenue management.
“Ted is a dynamic leader with a track record for driving revenue and creating value for large businesses like ours,” said Meaney. “Ted will be a strong partner to our P&L owners because he has been in their shoes and understands first-hand the support they need to succeed. In Ted, we see an executive who is not only capable of leading our commercial marketing organisation, but someone who is capable of making our overall business stronger.”
MacLean comes to Iron Mountain from Microsoft, where he held multiple customer and partner-facing general manager roles with P&L responsibilities for large business units and geographies. Most recently he served as General Manager for Microsoft’s new business efforts in emerging markets, driving significant revenue and customer engagement results. In prior roles, he developed and led organisations focused on global patent licensing programs, channel development and enterprise sales and marketing. MacLean was recruited to Microsoft from his role as the CEO of an insurance underwriting software company that was a partner firm to Microsoft.
“I’m thrilled to join Iron Mountain and lead its global marketing initiatives,” said MacLean. “Iron Mountain has a powerful reputation for trust and security, coupled with an unmatched ability to store and protect the world’s most critical information. The company’s strong brand, outstanding people and breadth of opportunities to expand into new markets and businesses for the benefit of its customers and partners, make me excited to be a part of the company’s future success.”
MacLean previously held roles at management consultancies AT Kearney and KPMG, and spent his early career in Japan. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College.
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 67 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers with speed and accuracy. 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 for business advantage. 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.co.uk for more information.