Singtel has appointed Bill Chang as the CEO of its regional data centre business, a new company that was set up in 2021.
Chang will hold this post in addition to leading Singtel’s enterprise portfolio as CEO, a role he has held since 2012.
Singtel’s long-time business associates, Telkom in Indonesia and Gulf and AIS in Thailand are among the data centre business’ first partners.
The regional data centre business and NCS were identified as new digital growth engines under Singtel’s strategic reset announced in May 2021.
Commenting on his new role, Chang said “I’m very excited to lead the regional data centre growth business for the group”.
He added that the business “leverages Singtel’s data centre expertise, excellent digital infrastructure and track record as Asia’s leading network connectivity provider to offer an integrated proposition to enterprises”.
Chang added that with companies racing to digitalise and transform their business models and processes in the wake of the pandemic, and consumer lifestyles getting ever more digitally enabled, “the growth in data traffic and demand for data centres will be unrelenting."
"We’re well-placed to capture the exciting growth opportunities across this region," he said.