Signpost Appointment (IMage credit Pixabay/geralt)NTT Ltd has appointed Eric Clark as its CEO for the Americas Division. He took up the role on October 1st and will report to Abhijit Dubey, Global Chief Executive Officer, NTT Ltd. He succeeds Simon Walsh, who presumably has departed the firm, though his LinkedIn profile has not been updated.

Clark was previously the NTT Data Services Chief Digital and Strategy Officer, a role he held since February 2018. Prior to that, he served in leadership positions at ServiceNow, Dell and Hewlett-Packard. The appointment is part of the merger that is occurring between NTT Ltd and NTT Data and is seeing execs from NTT Data taking the senior positions in the new merged company.

Eric Clark, CEO for the Americas Division at NTT Ltd
Eric Clark, CEO for the Americas Division at NTT Ltd

The appointment follows a period where NTT Ltd was dominated by Dimension Data leaders after NTT brought together the 28 brands into a single organisation, NTT Ltd. Clark will be responsible for driving growth in the US through combining the innovative offerings such as Private 5G that NTT is delivering to clients across the globe.

Abhijit Dubey, Chief Executive Officer, NTT Ltd commented: “Eric is a seasoned leader with vast experience in technology services and software. His deep industry knowledge and track record of driving growth and innovation into the marketplace will bring immediate value to our business and customers. Eric’s extensive global experience will be invaluable. Having lived and run businesses out of Singapore, London, and the US, he is well-positioned to lead our NTT Americas business and our customers in this fast-moving industry.”

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Clark could the right man at the right time for NTT Ltd. At NTT Data, he brought digital offerings and industry platforms to market. He is now responsible for doing the same within the wider organisation with a much bigger remit.

Clark commented: “NTT Ltd. has an impressive track record of delivering advanced products and technology services to help our customers solve their toughest problems. I look forward to working with Abhijit, our customers, partners and such a talented group of professionals to lead this next chapter for NTT in the Americas. Together, we have great opportunities ahead to deliver innovations to help our customers advance the transformation of their businesses and leverage technology for good.”

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