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Duncan Tait

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Director and Corporate Executive Officer EVP, Head of EMEIA and the Americas

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In January 2016 Duncan Tait was appointed as Head of the Americas region, alongside his current position as Director and Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and Head of Europe, Middle East, India and Africa and member of Fujitsu Limited's Board of Directors.

Prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu’s UK & Ireland region and Chairman of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited (FTEL).

Duncan has more than 27 years’ experience in the ICT industry. During this time, he has led businesses across the broad spectrum of technology and services, in the UK and internationally. His deep business and industry knowledge and global perspective are critical assets that enable Fujitsu to achieve its mission: to use technology to improve global business and society.

Duncan joined Fujitsu in 2009 to run the Private Sector organization within UK & Ireland, and grew that business by 55 percent before being promoted to Chief Executive. He enjoys building high performance teams and has a passion for inspiring people to achieve the company’s strategy.

Duncan started work as a systems programmer at BAE Systems. After a career in consulting, he moved into product marketing with Keane’s Infrastructure Management business. Subsequently, Duncan ran Granada’s networking business across EMEA. After that, he led numerous services businesses and managed global clients at HP. He later joined Unisys and was eventually Managing Director of all Unisys operations in the Africa, Middle East and UK regions.

Duncan is a member of the Prince’s Trust Technology Leaders’ Board, non-executive director of Business in The Community, board member of e-skills and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Outside work, Duncan is a committed family man with four daughters. When time permits he enjoys riding motorbikes.

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Putting people first and making a positive impact on society will be the key to business success

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How can you unlock the creativity your organization needs to succeed?

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The Road to Davos We must learn to learn

The Road to Davos: We must learn to learn

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Enabling Digital Disruption

The Road to Davos: Can automation be a force for good

If I had to pick a theme for this decade, it would be ‘exponential change.’ I believe we’re li...

We’ve co-created a Fujitsu world record!

We’ve co-created a Fujitsu world record!

Last night, we held a customer event at the BMW Museum in Munich as part of this week’s Fujitsu Fo...

Businesses understand the transformative power of technology, but are struggling to keep the digital PACT

Businesses understand the transformative power of technology, but are struggling to keep the digital PACT

Technology is truly transformative, and in the last few years, we’ve seen the digital pace of chan...