EdgeConnex aims for APAC growth, sets up HQ in Singapore and adds new director

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EdgeConnex aims for APAC growth, sets up HQ in Singapore and adds new director

EdgeConneX has named industry veteran, Kelvin Fong, as Managing Director of its APAC regional business.  EdgeConneX has established its new APAC market headquarters in Singapore where Kelvin and his team will lead efforts in the region, which correspond with the company’s strategic market expansion initiatives in APAC.

Anchored by its Joint Venture, AdaniConneX, which develops and operates data centers throughout India, EdgeConneX plans to further expand in the region with the backing of its parent, EQT Infrastructure, one of the world’s largest infrastructure funds.

With extensive data center operations and development experience in Asia, Kelvin brings a wealth of industry knowledge and customer relationships. Most recently, he served as Managing Director for CapitaLand, one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups where he developed new business units in Singapore, China, and India. Previously, Kelvin was Managing Director of Global Switch for Hong Kong, Singapore and China, and Executive Director of Asia Tone, a leading regional data center operator.

“EdgeConneX is a trusted provider of data center solutions to some of the largest and most demanding service providers in the world,” notes Randy Brouckman, CEO of EdgeConneX. “As our customers increasingly look for data center solutions in the Asia-Pac region, it is vital that we have a local presence and team that understands and supports their unique needs. The hiring of a proven industry and region specialist, Kelvin Fong, who will lead a broad team from our new Singapore-based headquarters, is vital as we grow our presence throughout the Asia-Pac region.”

APAC Region Growth

With the new market headquarters and Singapore-based team in place, Kelvin will oversee market growth in a region of the world that has experienced significant demand and growth, led by the digital transformation and cloud adoption push.

“Now is the time to be at the forefront of edge and hyperscale data center development and deployment in this growing technological hotspot of the world,” said Kelvin. “EdgeConneX has proven its success in the Americas and EMEA over the last decade.  As they expand in the Asia-Pac market, I’m excited to establish and lead a great team, focused on delivering data center solutions for some of the leading service providers in the world.”

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