The top chief executive and CEO appointments in tech

Here is a list of top chief executive and chief executive officer (CEO) appointments from across the tech industry

Advanced appoints Simon Walsh as new CEO

UK software and services vendor Advanced has turned to former NTT Americas CEO Simon Walsh to take the lead of all operations.

11th April 2023 — Read here

AVEVA appoints Caspar Herzberg as CEO

Following its recent acquisition by Schneider Electric, UK industrial software company AVEVA has promoted from within to appoint Caspar Herzberg as chief executive officer.

1st March 2023 — Read here

Target Group appoints John Barker as CEO

Business transformation company Target Group has announced the appointment of its former chief operating officer John Barker as new CEO.

5th September 2022 — Read here

Rashik Parmar MBE appointed new CEO of BCS

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has appointed former IBM executive Rashik Parmar MBE as its new group chief executive, effective 1st October.

17th August 2022 — Read here

Anuj Kapur named new CloudBees president and CEO

Software delivery company CloudBees has appointed former Cisco and SAP executive Anuj Kapur as its new president and CEO.

4th August 2022 — Read here

Sowmyanarayan Sampath named CEO of Verizon Business

Verizon Business has appointed Sowmyanarayan Sampath as executive vice-president and CEO, effective 1st July.

8th June 2022 — Read here

Fernando Apezteguia appointed new CEO of NTT DATA UK

NTT DATA UK has today announced the appointment of Fernando Apezteguia as its new CEO for UK and Ireland.

1st April 2022 — Read here

Logicalis appoints Damian Skendrovic as EMEA CEO

IT infrastructure and service provider Logicalis has announced the appointment of former NTT executive Damian Skendrovic as new CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

14th March 2022 — Read here

ExtraHop names Patrick Dennis as new CEO

Cloud-native network detection and response provider ExtraHop has announced the appointment of Patrick Dennis as its new CEO.

15th February 2022 — Read here

Jasmine Smith and Dr Deborah Duong appointed new CEO and CTO of Rejuve

AI-powered longevity research network Rejuve has announced the appointment of Jasmine Smith and Dr Deborah Duong as new CEO and CTO.

14th January 2022 — Read here

Miriam Murphy named new NTT Ltd. CEO for Europe

NTT Ltd. has announced the appointment of former Tech Data executive Miriam Murphy as its new CEO for Europe, effective 3rd February.

10th January 2022 — Read here

Veeam appoints Anand Eswaran as new CEO

Backup and data management provider Veeam has announced the appointment of Anand Eswaran as its new CEO, with Bill Largent stepping down to focus on his role as chairman.

16th December 2021 — Read here

Nominet appoints Paul Fletcher as CEO

The UK domain name registry Nominet has today announced that Paul Fletcher will join as its new CEO, effective February 2022.

18th November 2021 — Read here

Amali de Alwis MBE joins fight against climate crisis as new Subak CEO

Former Microsoft for Startups and Code First: Girls executive, Amali de Alwis MBE, has been appointed new CEO of Subak, a global non-profit tech accelerator dedicated to mitigating the climate crisis.

28th October 2021 — Read here

Applause appoints former CFO Chris Malone as CEO

Digital experience provider Applause has announced the appointment of its former chief financial officer, Chris Malone, as its new CEO.

9th September 2021 — Read here

Ontix names Patrick Bradd as new CEO

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Ontix has announced the appointment of Patrick Bradd as its new CEO.

2nd September 2021 — Read here

Technology Innovation Institute (TII) appoints Dr Ray O. Johnson as CEO

The Technology Innovation Institute (TII) has announced the appointment of Dr Ray O. Johnson as its new CEO, to adapt its strategic direction.

2nd August 2021 — Read here

Acronis appoints Patrick Pulvermueller as CEO

Patrick Pulvermueller has been appointed as the new CEO of Acronis, succeeding founder Serguei Beloussov.

7th July 2021 — Read here

Riverbed appoints Dan Smoot as president and CEO

Riverbed has announced the appointment of Dan Smoot as its new president and CEO, to drive the information technology company’s next phase of growth.

10th June 2021 — Read here

Forensic Risk Alliance appoints Stuart Ells as CEO

The Forensic Risk Alliance has announced the appointment of Stuart Ells as its first ever CEO, to spearhead growth.

10th May 2021 — Read here

Ian Duggan appointed Indigo Telecom Group CEO

Indigo Telecom Group has announced the appointment of Ian Duggan as its new CEO, to spearhead its planned international expansion.

3rd March 2021 — Read here

Former Worldpay executive, Shane Happach, appointed Mollie CEO

Payment service provider Mollie has announced the appointment of former Worldpay EVP Shane Happach as its new CEO, effective 1st April 2021.

2nd March 2021 — Read here

Reframe appoints Catherine McDermott as new CEO

Digital health provider Reframe has announced the appointment of former McKesson and Amazon director, Catherine McDermott, as its new CEO.

24th February 2021 — Read here

Emma Davies appointed co-CEO of Octopus Ventures

Octopus Ventures has appointed Emma Davies as co-CEO as the company looks to capitalise on growth opportunities in European tech.

20th January 2021 — Read here

Pat Gelsinger to be appointed Intel CEO, as Bob Swan looks to step down

Following the announcement that Intel CEO Bob Swan will step down, effective 15th February, current VMWare CEO Pat Gelsinger is set to succeed him in the role.

13th January 2021 — Read here

Panaseer appoints Jonathan Gill as CEO

Enterprise security platform Panaseer has appointed Jonathan Gill as its new CEO, with Gill succeeding its founder, Nik Whitfield.

7th January 2021 — Read here

Phil Bullinger joins Infinidat as new CEO

Enterprise data storage provider Infinidat has announced the appointment of Phil Bullinger as its new CEO, ahead of its next phase of growth.

6th January 2021 — Read here

NTT appoints Abhijit Dubey as new global CEO

NTT Ltd. has announced the appointment of Abhijit Dubey as its new global CEO, effective 1st April 2021, with current chief Jason Goodall set to retire from the position.

16th December 2020 — Read here

Aptos appoints Pete Sinisgalli as chief executive officer

Retail technology solutions provider Aptos has announced the appointment of Pete Sinisgalli as its new chief executive officer.

19th November 2020 — Read here

Former Cisco vice-president John Maynard appointed CEO of Adarma

Adarma has announced that former Cisco global vice-president John Maynard has joined the cyber security firm as its new CEO, effective at the end of November.

9th November 2020 — Read here

Virtana appoints former Dell executive Kash Shaikh as president and CEO

Virtana has announced that former Dell Technologies executive Kash Shaikh will join the cloud optimisation provider as its new president and CEO.

3rd November 2020 — Read here

CTech appoints Peter Scott as new CEO, ahead of European expansion

CTech Group has announced the appointment of former Carphone Warehouse Ireland chief Peter Scott as its new CEO, as it eyes European expansion.

2nd November 2020 — Read here

Opencast appoints Tom Lawson as CEO

Independent tech consultancy Opencast Software has announced the appointment of Tom Lawson as its new CEO.

23rd October 2020 — Read here

Thomas International appoints Sabby Gill as CEO

Thomas International has announced the appointment of former Sage executive Sabby Gill as its new CEO, effective 1st October 2020.

21st September 2020 — Read here

ISC2 names Clar Rosso as its new CEO

The Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 has appointed Clar Rosso has its new CEO, effective 1st October.

26th August 2020 — Read here

Veridium appoints Ismet Geri as chief executive officer

Veridium has appointed Ismet Geri as its new chief executive officer to drive its next phase of growth, effective from the 1st July.

24th August 2020 — Read here

Sreeram Visvanathan appointed chief executive of IBM in UKI

IBM has appointed Sreeram Visvanathan as chief executive of its UK and Ireland region, with Visvanathan replacing Bill Kelleher.

14th August 2020

Arvind Krishna elected new IBM CEO amid big shake up, following current chief executive’s announced retirement

IBM‘s board of directors has elected Arvind Krishna as IBM CEO, effective April 6, 2020, following Rometty’s announced retirement.

31st January 2020 — Read here

Imperva appoints Pam Murphy as CEO

Cyber security company Imperva has appointed former Infor and Oracle executive Pam Murphy as their new CEO.

7th January 2020 — Read here

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