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Chayora Data Centres announces a further expansion of its executive team in China

Chayora Data Centres
Monday 12 October 20

Chayora Limited, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data centre campuses in China, announces the strengthening of its Executive Team with a number of senior appointments with significant experience leading data centre build and technical operations in major international hyperscalers. Tiger Zhou, Operations Director, has an outstanding pedigree working in lead technical roles in Amazon Web Services China as well as Microsoft China…

Chayora Limited, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data centre campuses in China, announces the strengthening of its Executive Team with a number of senior appointments with significant experience leading data centre build and technical operations in major international hyperscalers.

Tiger Zhou, Operations Director, has an outstanding pedigree working in lead technical roles in Amazon Web Services China as well as Microsoft China, Cisco and Ericsson. He has over 10 years experience in AWS datacentres and built new data centres in Ningxia and Hong Kong as well as scaling existing data centres in Beijing, Ningxia and Hong Kong.

He is joined by Mark Froelich, Programme Director, who has 20 years experience in data centre and high tech office campus projects, with major multinational corporations in the USA, APAC and EU. Before joining Chayora, Mark was a Senior Director for Universal Creative in delivering their brand new high-tech theme park in Beijing, as well as holding senior positions with Google and Amazon Web Services in Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Ireland and Australia.

This outstanding experience is complemented by Chayora’s new Technical Director, Lee Heng Aik Chuen (“AC”) who has over 20 years data centre design and project management experience, including several large green field data centres ranging in size from 15MW to 36MW of IT load. He holds DCD APEC and Global Awards for “Improved Data Centre Energy Efficiency” (2018) and “Data Centre Team of the Year for Colo” and “Improved Data Centre Energy Efficiency (2015). With prior experience at ST Telemedia and Digital Realty, he has set up technical operation teams for 7 large data centres in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and Osaka.

“Chayora’s first datacentre in Tianjin, Greater Beijing has recently been completed and we are delighted to expand our team with these industry leaders of international pedigree.” said Jonathan Berney, Co-Founder and COO, Chayora. “Delivering excellent services for our clients to world-class standards is our absolute priority and the experience of our team is critical in enabling this. We look forward to Tiger, Mark and AC strengthening our existing leadership team and progressing the next phases of our Tianjin hyperscale campus along with our imminent Shanghai data centre facility which we will be announcing shortly to meet known customer needs.”

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About Chayora
Chayora Limited, headquartered in Hong Kong, is wholly-owned by Chayora Holdings Limited, a Cayman Island-based company. Chayora develops hyperscale, world-class designed and operated, scalable data centres and data centre campuses in China. Chayora serves global Fortune 500 companies and premium Chinese data centre operators offering cloud services, ICT services, financial services, wholesale colocation or other services offerings dependent on intensive, high quality data centre infrastructure in China.

For more information about Chayora, visit www.chayora.com.


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