Kevin Hughes

Director of Global Accounts & Data Centres, Smardt Chillers – APAC
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Mr Kevin Hughes is the Smardt Chillers Director of Global Accounts & Data Centres. Kevin recently joined Smardt in May 2019 and is based in Singapore covering Data Centre Customers business needs across the APAC region.
Kevin has more than 30 years of Mechanical & Electrical engineering experience, 18 years of which has been spent in IT industry in the UK, Australia and across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining Smardt, he has worked with Schneider Electric, Eaton, Emerson Network Power and most recently Munters in different managerial roles that support the Data Centre industry.
He has an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed his MBA out of the Southern Cross University in Australia.
Mr Kevin Hughes spent 3 years with Emerson Network Power as their National Contracts Manager based out of Sydney. In 2005 he joined APC by Schneider Electric as Solution Architect Manager for the Pacific region. He then transferred to Singapore as Director of Cooling Business for Schneider. The previous 18 months prior to Joining Smardt, Kevin was the APAC Vice President for Data Centre Sales
for Munters Cooling Solutions.
Mr Kevin Hughes is an Advocate and Champion for Data Centre Solutions, helping drive down costs by developing high quality, efficient and sustainable solutions for his customers.