NTT Ltd. PH appoints Pinay IT veteran Ireen Catane as new CEO

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Ireen Catane the new CEO of NTT Ltd. Philippines

By Victoria “NIKE” De Dios

World-leading global technology services provider, NTT Ltd., has announced the appointment of Ireen Catane as CEO for NTT Ltd. in the Philippines. Catane assumes the leadership role with immediate effect and will report to Kim-Meng Png, ASEAN CEO for NTT Ltd.

The appointment comes at an opportune time following the rebrand of DTSI Group and Dimension Data as NTT Ltd. on October 1, 2019, to offer clients in the Philippines greater depth in skills and capabilities across technologies, under a single, unified brand. Catane will helm the Philippine business with a focus on forging strong client relationships, delivering value to stakeholders, and talent development. In addition, she will lead the ongoing integration efforts of NTT Ltd. in the Philippines.

In the statement sent by NTT Ltd. Philippines, Mr. Kim-Meng Png ASEAN CEO for NTT Ltd. said, “The Philippines is on a growth trajectory with immense opportunities for digital transformation. Ireen’s passion for leading with innovation and delivering value through outstanding client relationships is pivotal in this fast-evolving technology services sector. With her track record in leading the growth of various respected brands in the industry, I’m confident of Ireen’s ability to drive operational excellence and lead our high-performing teams to do great things for our clients in the Philippines.”

Catane joins NTT Ltd. spanning her 28 years of experience in the IT industry leading successful teams in brand management, channel distribution, business development, and client management. Prior to joining NTT Ltd., Catane held various country leadership roles in HP, Dell, IBM, and most recently as Enterprise Commercial Director at Microsoft Philippines.

“NTT Ltd. is uniquely positioned to offer clients a full stack of world-class solutions with local customization to address different client’s digital challenges. It is a privilege to be trusted to lead the next phase of growth and contribute to the overall success of NTT Ltd.,” said Catane.

The new CEO NTT Ltd. Philippines,  Ireen Catane holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science major in Computer Technology from De La Salle University. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Business Administration from Jack Welch Management Institute.