NTT Ltd. appoints Avinash Joshi as India CEO

  • Jan 20, 2022

Mumbai, January, 2022: NTT Ltd., a USD 11 billion global technology services company, today announced the appointment of Avinash Joshi as Chief Executive Officer for its India business.

Avinash will be responsible for end-to-end go-to-market, sales, delivery, operations, and profitability for NTT Ltd in India and will report to Sharad Sanghi. Sharad has been elevated to the role of Managing Director and will lead the businesses of NTT Ltd. in the country.

Avinash Joshi has been appointed at a time when the operations of NTT Group have undergone a significant reorganization and strategic consolidation of business activities. As a leading organization in India in IT infrastructure solutions and services, including data center, cloud and cybersecurity, network and digital workplace, NTT has been supporting thousands of clients in their digital transformation journey and operations across the country.

Commenting on Avinash’s appointment, Sharad Sanghi, Managing Director, India, said, “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. 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.”

Talking about his new role, Avinash Joshi said, “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. 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.”

Avinash joins NTT after being with IBM for more than 18 years where his core expertise was in P&L, Strategic Business Development, Key Account Management, Sales and Delivery. In his last role, he was the Senior Partner and Vice President, 5G, APAC, IBM Services. Avinash has overall experience of over 30 years in Client facing roles and P&L management.

About Global Data Centers and Cloud Infrastructure, India

Global Data Centers and Cloud Infrastructure, is the India region of NTT Global Data Centers – a division of NTT Ltd. – the other three regions being Americas, EMEA and APAC. Our combined global platform is ranked amongst the top three leaders worldwide by IDC MarketScape, with over 160 Data Centers spanning more than 20 countries.

Headquartered in Mumbai, the Global Data Centers and Cloud Infrastructure has been recognized by SP Global as the No. 1 Data Center service provider in the country in terms of market share, with its first and largest operational hyperscale Data Center Park in Mumbai. With over USD 2 Bn investment in the next four years in building six new Data Center Parks and landing stations would help us to consolidate our ICT presence and double our footprint in India. As India’s leading managed hosting and hybrid multicloud solution provider serving more than 2500 clients, we offer Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) services to various enterprise customers globally and was the first to launch – Cloud Computing, Managed Security, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Software-Defined Storage in the country. To learn more, kindly visit us at www.netmagicsolutions.com

About NTT Ltd.

NTT Ltd. is a leading IT infrastructure and services company. With revenues of over USD 10 billion, we operate in more than 200 countries and regions, and serve 5,000 clients across multiple industries. Through technology and innovation, we deliver a secure and connected future that empowers our people, clients and communities. We lay the foundation for organizations’ edge-to-cloud networking ecosystem, simplify the complexity of their workloads across multicloud environments, and innovate at the edge of their IT environments, where networks, cloud and applications converge. We offer tailored infrastructure and ensure consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our secure, scalable and customizable data centers. On the journey towards a software-defined future, we support organizations with platform-delivered infrastructure services. As part of the global NTT Corporation, we serve 65% of the Fortune Global 500 and 80% of the Fortune Global 100. We enable a connected future.

Visit us at https://services.global.ntt

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