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01 October 2017

Dimension Data appoints new Americas CEO

London/New York - 2 October 2017 Dimension Data, the global solutions and services provider, today announced the appointment of Ross Wainwright as Chief Executive Officer of Dimension Data Americas, effective 2 October. Wainwright will report to Dimension Data’s Group CEO, Jason Goodall. Goodall said Ross brings to the group many years’ of leadership and operational experience. "The Americas is an important region for Dimension Data and the wider NTT Group: almost one third of our clients are hosted in America. In addition, technology is changing the world in ways we have never seen before, and we already have the offerings and structure in place to drive all levels of business with Ross."

Prior to joining Dimension Data, Ross was SAP's Chief Customer Officer for its SAP S/4HANA Cloud business unit. Before this, he was Global Head of Financial Services with an end-to-end responsibility for the SAP Financial Services industry; and Global Head of Financial Services managing the company’s Professional Services business. Ross also served as Chief Operating Officer for SAP North America, and Executive Vice President of Services for North America, where he was responsible for the direct leadership of over 3,400 professionals in the Services line of business, including sales, consulting delivery and education. He also held senior leadership positions within SAP’s License team and in Services Sales.

Before joining SAP in 2002, Ross served in a number of senior sales management positions at Parametric Technology Corporation where he represented the company’s mechanical engineering and product life-cycle management solutions for the high tech vertical.

"I’m honoured to become part of Dimension Data, and participate in the exciting transformation journey ahead. The Americas region represents one of the largest and most innovative technology markets in the world, and it will be a privilege to be part of the team to contribute to the overall success of Dimension Data," said Wainwright.

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About Dimension Data

Dimension Data uses technology to help organisations achieve great things. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital workspaces, and cybersecurity. With a turnover of USD 7.4 billion in 2016, offices in 48 countries, and 30,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey. We’re proud to be the Official Technology Partner of Amaury Sport Organisation, which owns the Tour de France, and the title partner of the cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka. Visit us at http://www.dimensiondata.com


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