Appointments

Avinash Joshi heads up NTT's India business

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NTT Ltd has appointed Avinash Joshi as the new chief executive officer of its India business.

In this new role, Joshi will be responsible for end-to-end go-to-market, sales, delivery, operations, and profitability for NTT in India and will report to Sharad Sanghi, who as assumed the role of managing director of NTT in India.

“India is one of the fastest growing technology markets in the world and is witnessing unprecedented digitization and adoption of cutting-edge technology. This has been further expedited by the need for online business ecosystems in the wake of the pandemic," said Sanghi.

"Avinash brings exceptional value, with his extensive experience of working in IT & Telecom Industry. As we undertake massive infrastructure and capacity building, we look forward to his impactful leadership in taking the company to greater heights and expanding market coverage.”

Prior to joining NTT, Joshi worked at IBM for more than 18 years with a focus on profit and loss (P&L), strategic business development, key account management, sales and delivery.

He most recently served as senior partner and vice president, 5G, APAC, IBM Services. Joshi has more than 30 years' experience in client facing roles and P&L management.

"With numerous innovations to its credit, NTT has been leading technology transformation all over the world. In India, the company offers an unparalleled range of skills, infrastructure capabilities and end-to-end integration of key technologies to enable digital transformation for its extensive and diverse clientele," added Joshi.

"I am very excited to join the organization and leverage my expertise to serve our clients, partners and colleagues. NTT Ltd. is committed to the cause of sustainable and shared growth for all, and it will be my endeavour to take the company further towards its goals in the times to come.”

Joshi's appointment comes at a time when the NTT Group has undertaken a significant reorganisation and strategic consolidation of business activities.

In addition, November saw NTT Ltd outline its plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2040. The net zero emissions target applies to all operations across the group and its subsidiaries by 2030 and will encompass the wider value chain by 2040.

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