JOHANNESBURG - Friday, June 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data announces the appointment today of Jason Goodall as Group Chief Executive Officer, as Brett Dawson, current CEO, steps down after 12 years.
Goodall steps into the role from his current position as Group COO, where he has been responsible for the regions and several global functions including sales, marketing, Group Information Services (GIS), HR and commercial finance. Goodall is a veteran of Dimension Data having served many roles during his 18-year career with the company.
Jeremy Ord, Executive Chairman of the Dimension Data Group said, “Brett has delivered extraordinary growth for our company over the last 12 years, quadrupling our revenues to $8bn, helped us globalise and led our transition into being part of the NTT family. Whilst this journey is far from over, I’m extremely grateful for the leadership, passion and energy that Brett has brought to our organisation.’
New Group CEO, Jason Goodall commented, “We see many opportunities for growth across both the Dimension Data Group as well as the wider NTT Group. I’m excited about the opportunities in front of us, to continue to build our winning culture, to accelerate the ambitions of our clients, our people and the communities we operate in. I’m honoured and thrilled to be stepping up to this opportunity and look forward to working with our clients, partners and employees in the near future’.
Goodall is appointed with immediate effect.
About Dimension Data
Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help organisations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity. With a turnover of USD 7.5 billion, offices in 58 countries, and 31,000 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, organiser of the Tour de France, and the title partner of the cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka.
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