Safe Host announces the retirement of Gerard Sikias, new CEO Steve Webb is appointed.

Safe Host announces the retirement of Gerard Sikias, new CEO Steve Webb is appointed.

SAFE HOST announces the retirement of Gerard Sikias, stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Steve Webb has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Webb joined the company in May 2020 as Chief Operating Officer.

“Having been with Safe Host since the very beginning, it has been 20 years that I have been helping to oversee the growth of the company, today the largest data center provider in Switzerland. I am proud of all we have accomplished together. I want to thank the Safe Host team, our shareholders, our clients and our suppliers who made this journey possible”.

Gerard Sikias

Safe Host is pleased to announce that Steve has accepted the position of CEO. He has over 15 years of management experience in the industry having held senior positions in the design, build and operation of data centers in both the UK and Switzerland.

“Safe Host has grown to be the leader in the data center market in Switzerland. I am excited to be leading the team as we continue to develop and grow the business whilst becoming a force in driving the sustainable development of the industry at a time when it faces significant challenges”, said Mr. Webb.

About Gerard Sikias

Mr. Sikias has over 25 years of international corporate finance, investment and private banking experience. Beginning his career at Hewlett-Packard as a system engineer, he then spent five years in various positions within Citibank, advising HNWIs and involved in diverse activities in the Middle East. In 1986, he founded Mari Finance and Investments. In 1996, he joined Merrill Lynch Bank (Suisse) S.A. in Geneva, before joining management at HSBC Bank Suisse. He holds an M.S in Electrical Engineering degree from NYU and an M.B.A from INSEAD, France.

About Steve Webb

Mr. Webb has over 30 years of management experience gained in different industries. Prior to his data center experience, Steve worked for over 17 years for a Fortune 500 company as both CFO and COO responsible for operations in Europe, Southern Africa and Japan.

Mr. Webb is a Chartered Management Accountant and holds a degree in Business Studies.

About Safe Host

Since 2000, Safe Host has been a reliable and trusted Swiss partner for deploying new data center capacity quickly and effectively. Our engineering and design expertise coupled with our experience in building and operations, allows our customers to focus on what is important for them. By leveraging the combined skill set of our engineering and design professionals, our promise is to make the data center experience unique through providing excellence in our people and the service they provide to our customers.

Safe Host is ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 accredited and has recently been awarded ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 50001:2018. The Company is also ISAE 3402:2021 and PCI DSS accredited and meets FINMA security and confidentiality requirements. Whether your needs are a powered shell, build-to-suit or colocation, we have the infrastructure to support it.