Alan Turnley-Jones has been appointed as the new CEO of MEA business by technology service provider Dimension Data.
Turnley-Jones joined the company in 1999 and has served as the lead for the company’s Managed Cloud and Infrastructure Services since 2021.
“Turnley-Jones is well experienced and highly respected among his peer. He is a seasoned strategic leader who has held various roles over his 23-year tenure at Dimension Data. With his exceptional track record in innovation, transformation and leading cross-functional teams, we are confident that he will bring a wealth of global expertise to his new position. His experience across various sectors as well as in service delivery, managed services and digital transformation will support the region’s growth plans and deliver on NTT’s global business strategy in MEA,” the company said.
Turnley-Jones’ appointment follows the departure of Werner Kapp.
According to Dimension Data, Kapp has been with the company for over 22 years and has led the globalisation ambitions of parent company NTT Ltd.
Abhijit Dubey, Group CEO of NTT Ltd, said, “Since our commitment to the MEA region last year, we made great progress in delivering a robust digital backbone through our award-winning network services and multi-cloud solutions and edge computing capabilities.”
“Alan’s appointment will contribute towards the company’s overall strategy, delivering the right innovation and transformation solutions for our customers in the region. In addition, his experience across various sectors will support the region’s growth ambitions and deliver on NTT’s global business strategy in MEA.”
Speaking on his new role, Turnley-Jones said, “Any new chapter is always exciting, and I am delighted to take the reins from Werner, who leaves the business in a solid position. I am confident that as the new CEO, my team and I will continue to drive the execution of the company’s strategy that will see Dimension Data realise the global ambitions set by NTT and our group CEO.”