AirTrunk appoints Head of Malaysia

AirTrunk has appointed Pei Jet (PJ) Lim as our new Head of Malaysia.

AirTrunk is set to open our first data centre in Malaysia in mid-2024. AirTrunk JHB1 in Johor Bahru will deliver over 150MW to enable the growth of cloud and AI in the region.

JHB1 incorporates a number of sustainable innovations including a landmark cooling solution that will enable high density and reduced energy consumption. Supporting our Net Zero 2030 ambition, AirTrunk also recently signed a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with international renewable energy developer, ib vogt GmbH, under Malaysia’s Corporate Green Power Programme (CGPP).

Pei Jet was the former CEO of Bumi Healthtech, and managed digital business strategy and partnerships for Telekom Malaysia. She has extensive experience in the technology and digital space, in various capacities, for both private and public sectors.

Robin Khuda, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of AirTrunk, said: “Pei Jet’s strong business acumen and local experience will be invaluable as we grow our platform in Malaysia. Her strategic delivery, combined with a strong track record of driving growth and fostering partnerships will further advance our ambitions to sustainably enable Malaysia’s digital future.”

Pei Jet Lim, Head of Malaysia at AirTrunk, said: “I look forward to tapping into our broader global business, while working with a team of local experts to play a key role in driving the growth of hyperscale data centres in Malaysia – the foundation for cloud services, AI, and the digital economy.”