DATA CASTLE further strengthens its team with Pascal Ubrig as Head of Construction

Munich, March 09th, 2023

New team leader in the Construction segment: With Pascal Ubrig, DATA CASTLE, operator of a modern Green Data Center-Platform, brings an experienced new employee on board as Head of Construction. Since February 2023, he has been responsible for the Development, Design and Construction departments. With his expertise, Ubrig will make a fundamental contribution to the successful completion and commissioning of the first green data center projects at the top locations in Germany.

Extensive expertise for the construction of sustainably operated data centers.

Ubrig's past professional experience includes working as a construction manager at Züblin, as a construction and project manager at Kleinundarchitekten, and most recently as a project manager at AJ Generalplaner. There, as Senior Construction Engineer, he was responsible for large-scale data center projects, where he can also count the FRA-1 RZ of Iron Mountain among his successes. At DATA CASTLE, his activities are driven by customer requirements as well as the strategic goals of the company's management and investors, among other things. One focus is to realize a distinctive Green Data Center DNA. This includes developing its own signature for data center design, which is taken into account in all DATA CASTLE data centers. The central goal is to make a clear statement and commitment to the market regarding sustainability and performance.

DATA CASTLE is a fresh and modern company with short decision-making processes and respectful cooperation," explains Pascal Ubrig. "I am looking forward to successfully moving DATA CASTLE forward - side by side with my colleagues who share my motivation. My desire is to work successfully with reliable partners, planners, consultants and construction companies, and to build a strong team in my department.”

"We are pleased to have found an experienced Head of Construction from the Data Center industry in Pascal Ubrig: With his construction and development experience as well as his enriching personality, he fulfills all requirements to lead our Construction Team and create our own DATA CASTLE design for all our data centers. His professional achievements to date speak for themselves," commented Dr. Christopher Stief, Co-Founder and CEO of DATA CASTLE. "We warmly welcome Pascal to the team and wish him every success in building the Construction department for our Green Data Center projects in Germany."

Pascal Ubrig, Head of Construction at DATA CASTLE
Pascal Ubrig, Head of Construction at DATA CASTLE

Enlargement of the management team: Dirk Pohl starts as new Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DATA CASTLE

Munich, February 1st, 2023

DATA CASTLE, developer and operator of an innovative Green Data Center - Platform, has a new Chief Operating Officer. Dirk Pohl joined the management team in this position on January 1, 2023 and now heads the company's operations.

For hyperscalers and corporate customers of all industries and sizes, DATA CASTLE will operate colocation data centers at several major business locations in Germany in the future, which are characterized by their high availability and sustainability. One of Dirk Pohl's first tasks will be to recruit an experienced, motivated and competent team to operate the planned data centers. This team will ensure the uninterrupted operation of the data centers and the physical security of the systems 24/7, that they are available to customers at all times. In the long term, Dirk Pohl plans to establish DATA CASTLE as an innovation leader in the construction and operation of high-availability data centers on the German market with a strong focus on energy efficiency and sustainability.

"My passion is data centers, their organization and innovative sustainable measures. I also attach great importance to the high availability of the data center infrastructure and the physical security of our customers' systems," explains Dirk Pohl, DATA CASTLE's new Chief Operating Officer.

Many years of experience and first-class cooperation

Dirk Pohl has been working in the data center industry for over 20 years. For a long time, he held various positions for e-shelter and NTT Global Data Centers respectively - most recently as authorized signatory and regional director for the data centers in the south of Germany. His many years of experience will help the new Chief Operating Officer to tackle the upcoming tasks and challenges at DATA CASTLE.

Dirk Pohl cites the company's approach to promoting and leveraging "greenovation" as the main reason for joining DATA CASTLE. "I also join a management team of experienced data center experts who approach their work with a pioneering spirit and in a very collegial manner. The members make their decisions quickly, work flexible and are very well connected in the market," adds Dirk Pohl. Together, the team will implement data center projects in the future that serve the digital transformation in Germany.

"We have found the perfect Chief Operating Officer in Dirk Pohl. With his many years of experience in operating large colocation data centers and his appreciative personality, he meets all the requirements to lead our operations teams and plan the structures of the data centers," commented Dr. Christopher Stief, Co-Founder and CEO of DATA CASTLE. "We warmly welcome Dirk to the team and wish him every success in building the operations organization at our first Green Data Center near Frankfurt am Main."

Dirk Pohl, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DATA CASTLE
Dirk Pohl, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DATA CASTLE