Digital Realty appoints Serene Nah as managing director, Head of Asia Pacific

  • Previously the executive director & chief financial officer of Kerry Properties
  • Brings pan-Asia real estate & technology investment experience to new role

Digital Realty appoints Serene Nah as managing director, Head of Asia Pacific

Digital Realty, the largest global provider of cloud and carrier neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions has announced the appointment of Serene Nah (pic, above) as managing director, head of Asia Pacific. 

In a statement, the firm said Nah will lead Digital Realty’s Asia Pacific team to continue to broaden the reach of its global data center platform and deliver the value of PlatformDigital which it claims to be the world’s largest meeting place for companies, technologies and data, to the region.

It said Nah brings extensive experience in pan-Asia infrastructure real estate and technology investment to Digital Realty. 

Nah joins Digital Realty from Kerry Properties, where she was executive director and chief financial officer in charge of finance, corporate development, strategy, and operations, it added.

Prior to that role, she was head of Portfolio Management in Asia for Silverlake Partners, a global technology private equity firm, Digital Realty said.

Nah honed her skills in finance, mergers and acquisitions and business transformation in various roles with General Electric over 10 years. Her last role at GE was chief financial officer of GE Capital Greater China.

Digital Realty president & chDigital Realty appoints Serene Nah as managing director, Head of Asia Pacificief executive officer, Andy Power (pic, left) said the company is delighted to have Serene on board. 

“Her breadth of financial advisory experience and knowledge across real estate and technology industries will greatly augment our capabilities in the region as we continue to grow and provide the global platform that is the bedrock of our customers’ digital initiatives globally,” he added. 

Serene Nah said it is an exciting time to join Digital Realty’s team in what is set to become the largest data center region in the world. 

“I join a global industry leader that provides the world’s largest trusted digital space for businesses to collaborate,” 

“I look forward to working with our partners, customers, and team to drive growth and broaden our offerings to support the emerging needs of the Asia Pacific region and enable the world’s continued digital transformation,” she added.

Nah graduated from The Nanyang Technological University Singapore with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and has an executive MBA from Kellogg-HKUST. She will be based in Singapore.


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