NTT appoints Avinash Joshi as India CEO

Sharad Sanghi elevated as Managing Director of the combined businesses of NTT Ltd. in the country.


NTT Ltd., a global technology services company, has announced the appointment of Avinash Joshi as Chief Executive Officer for its India business. Joshi has an overall experience of over 30 years in client facing roles and P&L management.

Avinash Joshi joins NTT after being with IBM for over 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. 


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

IT infrastructure solutions and services by NTT include data center, cloud, cybersecurity, network and digital workplace. NTT has been supporting many clients in India in their digital transformation journey and operations.

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

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 intaking the company to greater heights and expanding market coverage.”

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