19 June 2017
| Natalie Bannerman
NTT DATA UK has announced the appointment of Simon Williams as its new CEO. Williams takes over from Steve Mitchener who retired back in May, officially assuming his new role as of 7 June 2017.
NTT DATA UK has announced the appointment of Simon Williams
as its new CEO. Williams takes over from Steve Mitchener who
retired back in May, officially assuming his new role as of 7
"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 Williams.
Williams has over 23 years’ experience to bring
to the position, having started the consultancy Value Team as
CEO back in 2008. After its acquisition in 2012 Williams was
promoted to head of telco media, insurance consulting and
digital at NTT DATA UK, including the launch of NTT DATA
Williams has worked in various industries including
telecoms, media, financial services and the public sector. He
has worked in 10 different countries and launched operators in
India and Hungary.
Patrizio Mapelli, CEO for NTT DATA Europe, Middle East and
Africa added: "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."
NTT DATA UK,