John Lombard is appointed Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific of NTT Ltd. on 1 July 2019. As the CEO, John manages the end-to-end go-to-market, sales, delivery, operations, and profitability for Asia Pacific. NTT Ltd is incorporated on 1 July 2019 to bring together 28 businesses, including Dimension Data, NTT Communications and NTT Security, into a single global technology services company.
John joined Dimension Data Asia Pacific as the CEO in May 2016, with over 25 years of leadership and management consulting experience. Prior to Dimension Data, John worked for SAP as Head of Services for Asia Pacific Japan, as well as the CEO and Managing Director of Crowe Howarth. During his time at SAP, he was responsible for services and support across 14 countries in the Asia Pacific Japan region and was central to driving the company’s Cloud Services, Consulting, Custom Development and Education portfolio.
John is also the co-founder of #HeforShe for LeanIn Asia, which helps create an environment that enables women to #LeanIn to their careers and passions. He also serves on the board of directors of Very Special Arts Singapore. John holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia.