The global interconnection and data centre company Equinix announced today (25 July) the promotion of Jeremy Deutsch as president of Asia-Pacific.
In his new role, Deutsch will be accountable for the regional management, strategy and growth plans for Equinix in Asia-Pacific, including existing operations in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and Singapore.
Deutsch will relocate from Sydney to Hong Kong and report directly to Karl Strohmeyer, chief customer and revenue officer.
Deutsch joined Equinix in 2008 as sales director of Equinix Australia, where he has successfully grown the business and the team in the country, and he was named as the company’s top-performing sales leader in the Asia-Pacific region for three consecutive years.
In 2014, Deutsch was promoted to managing director of Equinix Australia, leading the company’s business strategy in Australia. Four years later, he led the company’s US$804 million acquisition and integration of Metronode.
Prior to joining Equinix, he was general manager of products at Unwired Australia, a SingTel Optus group company.
“I am incredibly honored and thrilled to now serve the company in the role of president of Asia-Pacific. Asia-Pacific continues to be one of the fastest growing regions for us with both our global and local customers moving quickly to digitise their businesses and expand across our platform, and we continue to grow our business here," Deutsch said.
"Together with the world-class Asia-Pacific team, we will continue to deliver unmatched services to our customers to accelerate their digital transformation journeys,” he added.
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