CyrusOne, a provider of data center properties, has announced the appointment of Amitabh Rai to its leadership team as senior vice president and chief accounting officer. He will be responsible for managing the company’s corporate accounting and financial reporting functions and will report to Kimberly Sheehy, chief financial and administrative Officer.

Rai brings more than 25 years of accounting and leadership experience in manufacturing, sales and finance-driven environments to the firm. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Laureate Education for 8 years and was vice president, corporate controller and principal accounting Officer of Remy International. Before joining Remy in 2003, he spent 13 years with Sensient Technologies Corporation.

Amit is a Certified Public Accountant and also holds a Bachelors of Engineering degree.