CyrusOne adds Denise Olsen to its Board of Directors alongside Lynn Wentworth as Board Chair and Alex Shumate as Lead Independent Director

– USA, TX –  CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ: CONE), a premier global data center real estate investment trust, today announced the election of existing Director Lynn Wentworth as Chair of the Board and Denise Olsen as a new member of the Board of Directors, effective on May 18, 2021.

In addition, the Board has elected the existing Director and former Chair Alex Shumate as Lead Independent Director.

“Lynn has been an important member of our Board since 2014, with a deep understanding of our business, our industry and the opportunities in front of us. I look forward to Lynn’s continued leadership in her role as Chair and working with her as she helps guide our team,” said CEO, Bruce Duncan. 

He added: “Denise has an impressive career in helping guide and lead public market real estate entities, and we are excited that she will be joining our Board of Directors. She has been at the forefront of the real estate industry, and we look forward to her providing valuable counsel as we continue to accelerate our growth in the months ahead.”

About Denise Olsen

Ms. Olsen is senior managing director, a member of the investment committee, and oversees business development for GEM Realty Capital. Ms. Olsen is also a board member of First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc., is on the investment advisory committee of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, and serves as an executive committee member of the Zell Laurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About CyrusOne

CyrusOne is a premier global REIT specializing in the design, construction, and operation of more than 50 high-performance data centers worldwide. The company provides mission-critical facilities that ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including approximately 200 Fortune 1,000 companies.

A leader in hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud deployments, CyrusOne offers colocation, hyperscale, and build-to-suit environments that help customers enhance the strategic connection of their essential data infrastructure and supporting the achievement of sustainability goals. CyrusOne data centers offer world-class flexibility, enabling clients to modernize, simplify, and rapidly respond to changing demand. Combining exceptional financial strength with a broad global footprint, CyrusOne provides customers with long-term stability and strategic advantage at scale.

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