Dimension Data Poach Ritchie From Cisco

Dimension Data has announced the appointment of Andy Ritchie as UK&I Sales Director. This latest senior appointment signals a clear strategic intent for significant growth for Dimension Data in the UK and Ireland.

Prior to joining Dimension Data, Andy Ritchie was Head of Global Sales for BT at Cisco. Andy brings extensive sales leadership experience to Dimension Data. For more than 15 years, Andy has led substantial sales growth at global enterprises, service providers and service integrators.

When asked what attracted him to the company, Andy commented, “Dimension Data is exceptional at delivering transformational IT services. It has a unique combination of global service provider and service integrator capability, backed by a highly experienced professional services team based here in the UK&I. As our clients look to transform and innovate more rapidly, we’re ideally positioned to help them achieve that.”

Barney Taylor, Managing Director, Dimension Data UK&I said, “We are delighted to welcome Andy to our executive team. Our UK&I business has seen strong sales performance and consecutive growth in recent quarters. Andy brings global and local sales experience to his new senior role at Dimension Data and we look forward to accelerated services-led sales growth under his leadership.”

Last year Dimension Data also appointed Maria Grant as UK & Ireland (UK&I) Services Director. Maria will be responsible for maintaining and growing Dimension Data’s UK&I client base and accelerating services-led offerings for the Group’s clients.

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