NTT DATA UK Announces New Chief Executive

NTT DATA has announced the appointment of Simon Williams to the role of Chief Executive Officer of NTT DATA’s UK operations. He succeeds Steve Mitchener, who retired from the UK business in May 2017. Simon, previously NTT DATA UK’s Head of Telco Media, Insurance Consulting and Digital, assumed the role on 7th June 2017.

“I am privileged to have been asked to lead NTT DATA in the UK. We are built on a foundation of excellent delivery, strong teamwork and innovation and I am excited to continue working with such a talented team. As a business, we pride ourselves on building long-term relationships based around advisory services and strategic transformation,” said Simon.

“Our delivery quality has helped us grow by over 20 per cent year-on-year for the past four years and our focus on quality has helped ensure long-term, sustainable client relationships. NTT Data UK has a fantastic offering and I am excited to take on the role of CEO as our business continues to go from strength to strength.”

Simon has over 23 years of experience in professional services and systems integration, working across many industries including Telco, Media, Financial Services and Public Sector. His international experience includes working in 10 countries and launching operators in India and Hungary.

Patrizio Mapelli, NTT DATA CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa said: ‘I’m delighted that Simon has accepted the role. He will drive growth in the UK with consulting-led client engagement, enabling our clients to create value through technology innovation and transformational change.’

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