Asia-Pacific Data Centre Association Announces Inaugural Chair and Board Members

The Asia-Pacific Data Centre Association (APDCA), the voice of data centre operators in Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce the election of Jeremy Deutsch as its inaugural Chair of the Board. Jeremy Deutsch, President of Asia-Pacific at Equinix, will lead APDCA for a 2-year term following elections held on 15 February 2024.

“It is a privilege to serve as the inaugural chair of the APDCA. As data centres gain increased prominence in the regional policy landscape, the founding of the APDCA is timely and well-placed to contribute real-world expertise, best practices, and a collective industry voice to these important discussions,” said Jeremy Deutsch.

Jeremy Deutsch brings over two decades of solutions innovation and leadership experience in the ICT industry to his new role. Prior to his current position, Deutsch held various executive roles at Equinix and has been instrumental in driving growth and innovation in the sector.

The newly elected APDCA Board also includes:

  • Vice Chair: Serene Nah, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, Digital Realty
  • Damon Reid, Executive Group Director, Asia-Pacific at Global Switch
  • Jonathan King, Group Chief Strategy and Investment Officer, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres
  • Rangu Salgame, Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder of Princeton Digital Group (PDG)
  • Raymond Tong, President, APAC, Vantage Data Centers
  • Robin Khuda, Founder and CEO, AirTrunk
  • Shekhar Sharma, CEO of NTT Global Data Centers & Cloud Infrastructure India and NTT Communications India

The APDCA is committed to supporting the interests of the data centre industry and the people, businesses, and communities they serve. Priorities for 2024 include working to co-develop policies that drive the sustainability and security of data centres, and delivering positive benefits to local communities as well as broader national economies.

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