As Iron Mountain’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, Stuart Brown has overall responsibility for accounting, external reporting, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, investor relations, tax and treasury functions. He has served as Iron Mountain’s CFO since June 25, 2016.
Prior to joining Iron Mountain, Brown held various roles at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc., where most recently he served as the company’s CFO from 2011 – 2016. From 2006 to 2011, Brown was CFO for DCT Industrial Trust Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) with $2.6 billion of industrial assets located in the United States and Mexico. Additionally, Brown served as chief accounting officer for Federal Realty Investment Trust from 2003 to 2006. Prior to that time, he held a variety of positions with Royal Ahold, including roles in corporate controlling and investor relations in The Netherlands, as well as corporate accounting and controller roles for Ahold’s U.S. companies, Stop & Shop and Giant Food, Inc. Earlier in his career, he spent five years in public accounting with Deloitte. He has more than 20 years of leadership in corporate finance has extensive experience in public company finance including capital markets, treasury, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting and investor relations, as well as working closely with operations teams to strengthen performance. He holds a master of accountancy and a bachelor of business administration degree both from the University of Georgia. He is a certified public accountant.