Leading Japanese ICT vendor renews commitment to India operations for long-term investments and growth as part of focus on globalization
New Delhi; September 4, 2014 – Fujitsu today announced that Andy Stevenson has been appointed as the Managing Director for India, and as Territory Leader for Middle East and India. The appointment follows the announcement of Fujitsu’s Global Matrix Organisation, and in line with the company goal of expanding its business globally, and creating a structure that enables Fujitsu to serve its regional and global customers more efficiently and effectively.
Andy Stevenson joins Fujitsu India as a Fujitsu veteran and a senior executive with diverse international experience taking over the reins for ambitious growth of Fujitsu in India. He previously served as the CEO of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Ltd (FTEL) and Executive Director, for Hosting, Networks and Security in Fujitsu UK & Ireland.
“Fujitsu today is strengthening its capabilities in line with an ambition to build a global business footprint. The groundwork of this stems from our vision which focuses around how Fujitsu’s products and services can be leveraged to achieve a sustainable future. India is key to success in our region, and we are pleased to have Andy Stevenson, who has significant leadership experience and proven ability in market acceleration and growth, in India”, said François Fleutiaux, Head of Fujitsu WEMEIA (Western Europe, Middle East, India and Africa).
“We see India as a market that is re-emerging with long-term promise of economic growth and stability. There is tremendous interest from Government and the private sector alike, to implement ICT in building smart and integrated infrastructure here. Fujitsu in India will identify areas of significant growth and opportunity, renew our go-to-market proposition, leverage our assets of global capabilities in delivering ICT services, and develop strong partnerships, backed by leadership and investments”, said Andy Stevenson, Managing Director, Fujitsu India and Head of Fujitsu Middle East & India, Fujitsu.
Andy’s appointment as the head of India operations is part of the overall commitment and investments Fujitsu is making in India, as it seeks to build the brand’s footprint across services, solutions and products in India’s ICT sector. It falls within the larger restructure of Fujitsu globally, as part of the company’s plan to accelerate globalization of its business. In March, 2014, Fujitsu announced creating a new organization structure consisting of five regions – EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa), Americas, Asia, Oceania and Japan. All five regions, as a part of this new structure, report to the President of Fujitsu Limited and are collectively responsible, from a corporate perspective, for market strategy, sales growth, service excellence, and enhancing the brand image of Fujitsu in their region.
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