Das Management von Dimension Data besteht aus fünf Vorstands- und vier Aufsichtsratsmitgliedern. Dabei verantworten die Vorstandsmitglieder die Festlegung der Firmenstrategie und die operativen Abläufe des Unternehmens.
Group Executive Committee
One of Dimension Data’s core business philosophies is to attract and retain exceptional business talents to drive the engine of our business. Our focus on the commitment and leadership talents of our management is reflected in the composition of the Group Executive Committee.
The Group Executive Committee has responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business and the execution of the Group’s strategy.
The Group Executive Committee operates one tier below the Board of Directors and is tasked with the practical delivery of the Group’s objectives. Each member of the Committee focuses on a specific area of the Group’s performance, assumes responsibility for a specific portfolio, and is accountable to the Board of Directors for the delivery of the Group’s goals.
Brett Dawson, Chief Executive Officer
David Sherriffs, Chief Financial Officer
Jason Goodall, Chief Operating Officer
Tetsuro Yamaguchi, Group Executive: Joint Business Development
Patrick Quarmby, Director: Corporate Finance
Stephen Joubert, Group Executive: Global Solutions
Andrew Briggs, Group Executive: Sales
Bruce Watson, Group Executive: Global Cisco Alliance
Marilyn Rose Williams, Group Executive: Human Resources
Ettienne Reinecke, Chief Technology Officer
Connie de Lange, Group Executive: Marketing
Derek Wilcocks, Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Middle East & Africa
Bill Padfield, Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd
Jere Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Americas
Andrew Coulsen, Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Europe
Stephen Nola, Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Cloud Solutions Business Unit
Rodd Cunico, Chief Executive Officer, Dimension Data Australia
Board of Directors
Dimension Data has five executive and four non-executive directors, who are responsible to shareholders for the conduct of the business of the Group, and decide on Group strategy.
The Board of Directors is made up as follows:
Jeremy John Ord, Executive Chairman (N)
Brett William Dawson, Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Michael Joubert, Group Executive: Global Solutions
Patrick Keith Quarmby, Director: Corporate Finance
David Brian Sherriffs, Chief Financial Officer
Roderick (Rory) Michael Scott, Independent non-executive director (A) (R)
Toshiaki Sakurai, Non-executive director
Tsunehisa Okuno, Non-executive director (A)
John Newbury, Non-executive director
R= Member of the Remuneration Committee
A= Member of the Audit Committee
N= Member of the Nomination Committee
View the directors' biographies.
Dimension Data Europe includes both the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The European management team is responsible for growing the European business in terms of our solutions and services offerings to the market.
Andrew Coulsen Chief Executive OfficerAndrew Coulsen has been with the group since October 1996 and has held a number of positions, including: Chief Financial Officer for Dimension Data in Australia, Chief Operating Officer for Dimension Data in Continental Europe and most recently, Chief Operating Officer in the UK. Prior to joining Dimension Data, Andrew held the position of Financial Planning Manager at Optus in Australia and oversaw the establishment of both OptusVision and OneTel. Andrew currently holds directorships on a variety of boards including Tech Talk Australia, Network Vision Systems and The Starlight Foundation (New South Wales). Andrew is an active member of the Certified Practising Accountants Society of Australia and holds a business degree from the University of Sydney
Anne ThononChief Financial OfficerAnne Thonon was appointed as CFO of Dimension Data Europe in 2004. She has been with the group since January 1994, and has held positions as the CFO of both Dimension Data Belgium and Luxembourg as well as the CFO of the Central Europe Region. Anne started her professional career as research assistant in public economy in the University of Liège. After two years at the University, she joined the audit department of KPMG where she acquired five years of auditing experience in a variety of businesses, and was promoted as manager after four years. She then worked as a consultant in Finance for a year, during which time she assisted middle-sized companies looking for sources of financing. One of these companies was ComTech, which she later joined and was instrumental in helping regain a solid financial position. ComTech was eventually acquired by Dimension Data, at which point Anne became CFO for Dimension Data Belgium. Anne holds a degree in Economic Science from the University of Liège, which she obtained “cum laude”. She has also spent time teaching and lecturing at the University of Liège and the HEC of Brussels.
Neil LouwChief Technology OfficerNeil has over 20 years experience working in the IT industry. Neil joined Internet Solutions in March 1999 as Chief Solution Architect and moved to Dimension Data UK in June 2000. In 2004, Neil was appointed CTO of Dimension Data UK and in September 2006 was appointed CTO of Dimension Data Europe. Prior to joining Dimension Data, Neil held the position of Divisional Manager for Teklogic a subsidiary of Altech South Africa. Neil holds a B. Sc degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Mathematics and Computer Science and B. Sc Honours in Computer Science from Rhodes University.
Vangelis TsingosSolutions and Services DirectorVangelis has been working in the IT industry for 20 years and has been with Dimension Data since we first entered Europe in 2001. He has held various roles; Switzerland Country Manager, Managed Services Director for Europe and most recently Regional Director for the Southern Region. He is responsible for our Services and Solutions group throughout Europe, which includes the European Global Service Centre operation.
Janice MüllerDirector: Strategic TransformationJanice has been with the Dimension Data Group for over ten years. Based in Switzerland. Janice’s role is to prioritise and ensure execution of agreed strategic projects and meet strategic business objectives. She has previously held numerous roles in the company including Marketing Director: Europe, Global Market Research Manager as well as roles such as e-Commerce Business Development Manager at Group company, Internet Solutions. Prior to joining Dimension Data, Janice has held the position of Business Development Manager: Strategy and Marketing at Commerce One Distributor Operations in South Africa and practiced as a commercial attorney at Brian Kahn Attorneys , followed by a position as Group Legal Advisor to Jupiter Drawing Room, an advertising agency in South Africa. Janice holds a B. Proc degree from the University of Witwatersrand as well as a Masters in Business Administration.
Jane WoodHR DirectorJane Wood was appointed as HR Director Europe in June 2009. Before joining Dimensions Data, Jane was Head of HR for the IT Systems function at BT for 4 years. This followed 7 years at Equant in a number of positions including Head of HR Europe for Network Services and, in Global Projects and Reward roles post merger. Jane has 15 years experience as an HR professional spanning Reward, Talent Management, Organizational Design, HRIS and Change Programmes. Jane holds a Masters degree in HR Strategy and is a member of the Institute of Personnel Management.
Brian MillerSales and Marketing DirectorBrian brings over 19 years of sales experience in the Telecoms and IT industries to the team. Over the years he built up a wealth of knowledge in developing new business opportunities as well as account management across organisations such as Avaya, Cable & Wireless, Computacenter and Xerox. Prior to joining Dimension Data, Brian spent seven successful years at Sabio during which he helped transform the business into one of the leading Contact Centre technology and Consultancy organisations in the UK today. Brian joined Dimension Data in early 2010 as Network Integration Director for Europe prior to taking on his current role as Sales and Marketing Director. He is based in the UK.