NTT appoints Abhijit Dubey as new global CEO

New NTT CEO Dubey will will continue to help clients through their digital transformations, while maintaining focus on utilising tech for good.

Dubey will be based at NTT’s London headquarters, and will work with predecessor Goodall on a three-month handover period before Goodall retires from his executive role on the 30th June 2021.

The new executive appointment will bring over 20 years of experience with global advisory firm McKinsey & Company, and prior to joining McKinsey in 2000, he served as a senior field engineer at Schlumberger.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to lead this next chapter for NTT Ltd,” said incoming NTT global CEO Dubey.

“NTT is privileged to be a critical technology services partner for many of the world’s leading companies and public sector organisations, with employees in over 73 countries around the world.

“With many NTT clients accelerating their digital transformation because of the global pandemic, there has never been a more important time for the technology industry to deliver for the world.

“I am passionate about NTT’s purpose, strategy, and part it will play to help clients, employees and communities leverage technology for good. I am very much looking forward to working with the team.”

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Current CEO, Goodall, commented: “We are looking forward to welcoming Abhijit to the NTT family in 2021 to lead the next generation of our business.

“He shares our passion for the technology industry, and the role that technology can play in helping make the world a better place.

“He brings many years’ experience of our industry and context, as well as a strong track record in delivering high performance and profitability in organisations, having advised clients on a range of strategic, operational, and go-to-market challenges.

“I am confident that we have solid foundations in place following our successful integration last year, and am delighted to work with Abhijit in the first half of next year to ensure a smooth handover.”

Following retirement from his current position, Goodall will remain at NTT as a board director, as well as acting as a strategic advisor for the NTT Venture Capital business, and continuing to serve on the board at Dimension Data.

Commenting on Goodall’s pending departure from his role in 2021, Tsunehisa Okuno, chairman of NTT Ltd., said: “I’d like to thank Jason for his service and commitment to our business for over 23 years, and look forward to welcoming and working with Abhijit as he joins us in 2021.”

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