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Iron Mountain Appoints Jack Faer as Chief Security Officer

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Iron Mountain Appoints Jack Faer as Chief Security Officer08:32 EST Tuesday, February 21, 2012 BOSTON (Business Wire) -- Iron Mountain Incorporated, (NYSE: IRM), the information management company, today announced that Jack Faer has joined the company as chief security officer. Faer will lead the global security team, responsible for all aspects of Iron Mountain's corporate security and safety, fraud prevention, information security, crisis management and disaster recovery programs as well as the vital security interests of the company's customers. Jack Faer has joined Iron Mountain as the company's chief security officer. (Photo: Business Wire) “Jack is an accomplished leader with an extensive background in security and more than 30 years' experience in risk management, auditing and investigation,” said Richard Reese, Iron Mountain's chairman and CEO. “At Iron Mountain, security is a core value of our company and one of our most important and cherished brand attributes. We are pleased to have him join Iron Mountain and are confident in his ability to uphold and maintain our high standards for protecting our employees and our customers' information.” Faer joins Iron Mountain from State Street Global Advisors, where he worked as senior vice president and head of operational risk management and continuity planning. Prior to State Street, he held numerous positions at Fidelity Investments, including chief security officer. Faer began his career as an accountant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and was a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “As a security professional, it's exciting to join a company where security plays such a prominent role in the organization's overall success,” said Faer. “It's important to the brand, core to the company's value proposition for its products and services, and is one of the chief reasons why organizations choose Iron Mountain to help them solve their information management challenges. Iron Mountain's reputation amongst its customers and partners is built on security, and I'm thrilled to play a role in strengthening that reputation.” Faer holds an MBA from Pace University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the Dean's Advisory Board at Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer's Association. Faer resides in Newton, Mass. About Iron Mountain Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) provides information management services that help organizations lower the costs, risks and inefficiencies of managing their physical and digital data. The company's solutions enable customers to protect and better use their information—regardless of its format, location or lifecycle stage—so they can optimize their business and ensure proper recovery, compliance and discovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain manages billions of information assets, including business records, electronic files, medical data, emails and more for organizations around the world. Visit www.ironmountain.com or follow the company on Twitter @IronMountain for more information. Iron MountainChristian T. Potts, 617-535-8721Christian.Potts@ironmountain.comorWeber ShandwickKristen Georgian, 617-520-7042KGeorgian@webershandwick.com