Lendlease appoints Managing Director of Data Centre business

9 Mar 2020

Lendlease today announced the appointment of Sam Lee as its Managing Director of Data Centres. Sam will be responsible for leading Lendlease Data Centre Partners, the Group’s US$1 billion joint venture with a large institutional investor to invest in data centres in the Asia-Pacific. The partnership was launched in July 2019.

Based in Singapore, Sam will oversee both the sourcing and development of new data centres with the flexibility to acquire existing data centre assets across Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.

Lendlease’s CEO Asia Tony Lombardo said, “We are committed to this sector over the long-term. With extensive development experience across diverse jurisdictions around the world, we are well-positioned to expand our business to creating the data centres of the future. Sam’s expertise and proven track record will greatly augment our integrated capability across development, construction and investment to drive our data centre strategy. We are pleased to have him onboard to accelerate the growth of our data centre platform across major markets, with Asia Pacific as a priority.”

Sam has two decades’ experience in the corporate real estate and asset management sectors. Most recently, Sam was the Managing Director at Global Switch, where he headed its Singapore operations. Sam was responsible for managing Global Switch Tai Seng, the only data centre in Asia-Pacific with direct access to multiple major international cable systems whilst also overseeing the development of its second data centre – a Tier III+ facility in Woodlands.

Formerly also the Director of Asset Management for global data centre provider Digital Realty, Sam was directly responsible for growing its Asia-Pacific portfolio of data centers, developing business strategies on growth opportunities and coordinating long-term plans with global customers to facilitate expansion.

Sam graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and received his MBA in Finance from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

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Lendlease
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About Lendlease
Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Our vision is to create the best places; places that inspire and enrich the lives of people around the world.
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Lendlease has approximately 12,600 employees internationally.
Our core capabilities are reflected in our operating segments of Development, Construction and Investments. The combination of these three segments provides us with a sustainable competitive advantage and allows us to provide innovative integrated solutions for our customers.
We are known as 联 实 in Chinese. For more information, please visit: www.lendlease.com.