DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ: CONE), a premier global data center REIT, today announced the appointment of Mark E. Skomal as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective September 24, 2018. Mr. Skomal will report to Diane Morefield, EVP and Chief Financial Officer.
“We are thrilled that Mark is joining our leadership team as our Chief Accounting Officer,” commented Morefield. “Mark’s extensive experience working in the REIT and broader real estate industry, along with his exceptional leadership and management capabilities, make him an ideal fit for CyrusOne.”
Previously, Mr. Skomal was the Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller for DCT Industrial Trust, Inc.(“DCT”), since 2007. In his role at DCT, he was responsible for accounting, financial reporting, tax, shared services, budgeting, audit, and forecasting. In addition, he has also been involved in capital raising, private debt, and credit facility placements. Prior to joining DCT, Mr. Skomal served as Vice President of Finance at AIMCO (NYSE: AIV), a multifamily REIT.
“I am very excited to join the CyrusOne team as the company continues to grow and create shareholder value,” commented Mr. Skomal. “I look forward to partnering with the rest of the leadership team as we begin our international expansion.”
Mr. Skomal brings more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience to CyrusOne. Mr. Skomal began his career with Ernst & Young after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, he has an MBA from the University of Denver and is an active Certified Public Accountant.
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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The Company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including more than 200 Fortune 1000 companies.
With a track record of meeting and surpassing the aggressive speed-to-market demands of hyperscale cloud providers, as well as the expanding IT infrastructure requirements of the enterprise, CyrusOne provides the flexibility, reliability, security, and connectivity that foster business growth. CyrusOne offers a tailored, customer service-focused platform and is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 45 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be found at www.CyrusOne.com.