NTT America Names New Executive Vice President of Global Enterprise Services
Jeffrey Bannister Appointed to Drive Customer Growth for NTT America’s Enterprise Sales
Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT Group (NYSE:NTT), today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Bannister as Executive Vice President of Sales for NTT America’s Global Enterprise Services. NTT America’s Global Enterprise Services include comprehensive and secure Cloud, Data Center, Data Network, Voice and Video Communications, Application Services, Managed Security, Operations Management and Customer Portal solutions designed to seamlessly and rapidly deploy unmatched end-to-end ICT capabilities.
Mr. Bannister will report directly to NTT America President and CEO, Kazuhiro Gomi, and will be responsible for business development and sales management with particular focus on multinational corporations with headquarter operations in the U.S. Mr. Bannister is charged with leading overall sales strategy and sales capabilities development, liaising with current customers and creating new customer relationships. He will oversee all NTT America Global Enterprise Services sales teams.
With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Bannister is a seasoned veteran in the IT services and telecommunications industries and brings to NTT America formidable customer acquisition acumen in the global arena. Mr. Bannister joins NTT America from Infosys, a multinational business technology and IT services provider, where he served most recently as Vice President, Cloud and Infrastructure Services on multimillion dollar accounts. At Infosys, Mr. Bannister was critical to the development of the cloud and infrastructure sales and operations team, and was instrumental in seeing global deals of $50 million+ through to fruition. Prior to Infosys, Mr. Bannister spent twelve years with Cable and Wireless Communications, a full-service telecommunications company delivering global B2B and B2C network solutions, in a series of advancing roles. He holds a Master of Science from the University of Manchester, in England.
“Jeffrey’s tenure in the IT services, telecommunications and banking sectors combined with his unique approach for driving new business and sales growth will no doubt make him an invaluable asset,” said Kazuhiro Gomi, President and CEO of NTT America. “We’re certain he’ll make immediate strides, meeting the challenges of a fast-paced and competitive market to continue expanding our Global Enterprise Services, while maintaining the high quality service our customers have come to expect.”
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