The importance of recognising the real value of diversity and promoting inclusion – Lucy Dimes, CEO of Fujitsu UK & Ireland

Women in Tech - Fujitsu

Lucy Dimes is CEO of Fujitsu UK & Ireland, following her appointment in June 2016. Prior to this, Lucy was chief operating officer of Equiniti and previously CEO UK & Ireland at Alcatel-Lucent. These positions followed a 16-year career at BT where she held a variety of roles including Head of Broadband & Internet Development and Managing Director of Group & Openreach Service Operations. 

Lucy Dimes - Fujitsu

Lucy Dimes

On 27th June 2016, Fujitsu named Lucy Dimes as its Chief Executive Officer of the UK & Ireland, a position she took up with immediate effect. Lucy takes over from Regina Moran who has now moved into an EMEIA-wide role within Fujitsu’s Business & Application Services division.

Taking on the role of CEO of Fujitsu UK & Ireland

I am very excited to take on the role of CEO of Fujitsu UK & Ireland – one of the world’s largest IT companies. Throughout my career in technology, I have seen the fantastic contribution that women make to this sector, and Fujitsu are a company which recognises the real value of diversity and promotes inclusion at every level.

That said, there is still much more that needs to be done to increase the number of women in IT as a sector, both at entry level and within leadership positions – and for me that starts by promoting the exciting careers available as well as offering mentoring and role models.

Fujitsu have a strong track record of doing these kind of things already, and I will be looking to invest further, whilst helping extend this to the industry as a whole.

 

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