As Iron Mountain’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, Stuart Brown has overall responsibility for accounting, external reporting, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, investor relations, tax and treasury functions. He has served as Iron Mountain’s CFO since June 25, 2016.
Prior to joining Iron Mountain, Brown held various roles at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc., where most recently he served as the company’s CFO from 2011 – 2016. From 2006 to 2011, Brown was CFO for DCT Industrial Trust Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) with $2.6 billion of industrial assets located in the United States and Mexico. Additionally, Brown served as chief accounting officer for Federal Realty Investment Trust from 2003 to 2006. Prior to that time, he held a variety of positions with Royal Ahold, including roles in corporate controlling and investor relations in The Netherlands, as well as corporate accounting and controller roles for Ahold’s U.S. companies, Stop & Shop and Giant Food, Inc. Earlier in his career, he spent five years in public accounting with Deloitte. He has more than 20 years of leadership in corporate finance has extensive experience in public company finance including capital markets, treasury, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting and investor relations, as well as working closely with operations teams to strengthen performance. He holds a master of accountancy and a bachelor of business administration degree both from the University of Georgia. He is a certified public accountant.
John Tomovcsik (JT) is our Executive Vice President and General Manager for Records and Information Management in North America. JT focuses on long-term strategy and planning for the business unit and has direct P&L responsibility. His organization also includes Iron Mountain’s Secure Shredding services and the Document Management Solutions business, which extends Iron Mountain’s core capabilities of document imaging and business process outsourcing to our customers. Previously, JT served as North American Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he was directly responsible for the operations and execution of all core business lines and drove operational performance through a continuous improvement model. Prior to becoming COO, JT held Executive Vice President roles in three former Iron Mountain business units. He joined the company in 1999 through the acquisition of Data Base, Inc., a data protection and management company, where he spent thirteen years serving as the Operating Executive. JT resides in the Philadelphia area.
Deborah Marson is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Iron Mountain. In her role she is responsible for the global delivery of legal services, including commercial contracts, mergers & acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property, real estate, securities, privacy & compliance and corporate governance. Deborah joined Iron Mountain in November 2009 as a Vice President of Commercial Contracts for North America.
Prior to her time with Iron Mountain, Marson spent 27 years with The Gillette Company, where she most recently served as Deputy General Counsel. In this role she advised the Gillette worldwide consumer businesses. Her time at Gillette provided her expertise in advertising, environmental and antitrust law. Over the course of her tenure she served as counsel to each of the five Gillette businesses and concluded her time there as the head lawyer for all of the businesses. She also opened the legal offices in Asia and Latin America, which she ran for 5 years.
Deborah’s experience working for multi-national organizations like Iron Mountain and Gillette give her a global point of view and expertise in creating and expanding worldwide practices. Her work, which spans North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Europe often focuses on complex, multi-country strategic initiatives. As a trained lawyer with more than 30 years of corporate experience, Marson is able to understand the complex business implications of law and policy.
Deborah serves as the Clerk of the Iron Mountain Charitable Foundation and the Richard Reese Employee Relief Fund. She is an Overseer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and serves on the Board appointed Audit Committee.
Deborah holds a Bachelor’s degree from Colby College and a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School.