Chindata Group: Mr. Wu Huapeng Being Appointed As The Group CEO, Pilot The Group In New Development

Chindata Group offers business solutions in Asia-Pacific emerging markets, providing asset-heavy ecosystem chain services such as industrial bases, data centres, network, and IT value-added services.

Chindata Group: Mr. Wu Huapeng Being Appointed As The Group CEO, Pilot The Group In New Development
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Chindata Group, the premier carrier-neutral hyperscale data centre solution provider in Asia-Pacific emerging markets, has named Mr Wu Huapeng, the company's previous China President, as its new CEO. With immediate effect, he will oversee the group's strategic planning, organisation management, and business development. Mr Wu joined Chindata Group in 2019 as President of Chindata China and has built a pioneering "four-in-one" ecosystem of digital, economy, and industry around customers, ecological partners, telecom operators, and the government, and made profound breakthroughs in the company's client diversification, continuous strong business growth, and advanced strategic layout, all while adhering to the "grow together, mutual success" principle.

"The appointment was made after thorough consideration and comprehensive evaluation. The Board recognizes Mr Wu's ability and his contributions to the Group's strategic insight, management expertise, business contribution and industrial resource. We will fully support Mr Wu's leadership and management work as the Group's CEO," said the Chindata Group’s Board of Directors.

Mr Wu is the founder of the iTechClub Internet Technology Elite Club and the 1024 Academy, also served as Vice President of Phoenix New Media and CTO of before joining Chindata Group. He was also the executive director of the China Computer Users Association and a member of the AETDEW (Academy of Engineering and Technology for Developing Countries). Throughout his career, he has been dedicated to top-level IT architectural design for China's Internet business, promoting the importance of technological advancement in China's digital era, and always focusing on reforming China's computer sector's ecological value. Mr Wu has impacted and inspired a slew of prominent Internet executives, and the industry and practitioners refer to him as the "headmaster."

"I am honoured to take on the management responsibilities of Chindata Group, an excellent data centre enterprise, and look forward to working closely with the board of directors and management team in the future. At the same time, we are confident in providing customers with better-than-expected high-quality services, based on the prominent advantages and industry influence of Chindata Group in products, technology, business model, and talented team," said Mr Wu.

Chindata Group will continue to focus on its core IDC business in the future, led by new CEO Mr Wu Huapeng, while also making efforts in areas such as siting and developing key computing nodes under the "East Data West Computing" policies, overseas business development, and renewable energy development. Chindata Group will dive deep into customer needs, constantly enhance products and solutions, and strengthen the ecological collaboration system to enter a new stage of development and accomplish brand new development targets.