Global technology services company NTT today announced the appointment of Avinash Joshi as chief executive officer for its India business.
Joshi will be responsible for end-to-end go-to-market, sales, delivery, operations, and profitability for NTT in India and report to Sharad Sanghi, who has been elevated to the role of managing director and will lead the businesses of NTT in the country.
Joshi has been appointed at a time when the operations of NTT Group have undergone a significant reorganization and strategic consolidation of business activities. He 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. Joshi has overall experience of over 30 years in client facing roles and P&L management.
“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 the IT & Telecom Industry. As we undertake massive infrastructure and capacity building, we look forward to his impactful leadership intaking the company to greater heights and expanding market coverage,” said Sharad Sanghi, managing director, India.
“I am very excited to join the organization and leverage my expertise to serve our clients, partners and colleagues. NTT 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,” said Joshi talking about his new role.