Dimension Data founder Ord resigns amid executive exodus

Wednesday 23 June 2021 | 11:04 CET | News
Jeremy Ord, founder and executive chairman of Dimension Data, has stepped down from the company he started 38 years ago, ITWeb reported. Other executives leaving the systems integrator are understood to be Saki Missaikos, chief strategy officer; and Steve Nathan, chief corporate finance officer, it said. Pearl Mngomezulu, DiData's head of communications for the Middle East and Africa (MEA), told ITWeb that several executive leaders have chosen to pursue interests elsewhere and will be leaving the company at the end of June.

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Categories: IT
Companies: Dimension Data / Internet Solutions / NTT
Countries: Africa / Middle East
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