AIMS Appoints New COO
New senior management appointment as part of data centre’s organisation-wide effort to boost customer satisfaction and operational efficiency
KUALA LUMPUR, March, 2013 – AIMS Group (˜AIMS’) the country’s premier carrier-neutral data centre, today announced its recent appointment of Mohammad Azman Abdul Rahman as the Group’s new Chief Operating Officer.
The former Head of procurement at Time dotCom Berhad Azman has over 15 years experience of working in the Telco industry in various operation roles in Ericsson, DIGI, NSW Cable Systems, Siemens and Celcom.
AIMS Group CEO, Chiew Kok Hin said, “Azman’s vast experience in the operations and procurement sectors of the Telco industry is expected to contribute significantly to elevating the hosting and service standards of the local data centre industry via AIMS’ leadership in this market.”
“AIMS is at a crucial junction where we need to differentiate from the competitors beyond the capabilities of a basic data centre. We are in the business of ensuring our customers remain constantly connected, hence we have to constantly evolve with the right technology and managed services that add a differentiation value to their business,” he shared.
With the new appointment, Azman will be in charge of the operations and procurement of services and infrastructure in the company while Chiew puts greater focus on the commercial and revenue growth of the company.
Azman said, “The Data centre industry is a highly sustainable industry with a huge growth potential. My immediate and main focus will be in optimising AIMS’ operations and systems to meet the needs and expectations of our customers.”
“Cost efficiencies are a crucial part of business sustainability. The secret is to achieve this while maintaining the ability to scale according to business growth,” he ended.
Azman has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia and began his career in the telecommunication sector with Celcom Timur Sarawak. Throughout his 15 years career in the telecommunication sector, Azman has played a key role in clinching and negotiating multimillion deals in his former positions.