Duncan Tait is the Director and Corporate Executive Officer of Fujitsu after being appointed Head of EMEIA and Fujitsu Group Executive Committee member in April 2014. He is responsible for over 30,000 people and revenues of $9.5B.
Prior to this Duncan was Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu’s UK & Ireland region and Chairman of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited (FTEL). Duncan was responsible for nearly $3 billion of annual revenues and 14,000 employees serving major private and public sector customers.
Duncan has more than 27 years of experience in the ICT industry. During this time, Duncan 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% 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-exec 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 and he and Sally have four daughters to keep them busy. When time permits he enjoys riding motorbikes, attempting to keep fit and is a long suffering Liverpool football fan.