Redmond, Washington, US – 20 November 2023 – The Global IP Network Division of NTT Ltd., a leading IT infrastructure and services company, has announced the appointment of Kristopher (Kris) Swygert as VP, Finance and Accounting. Reporting to Michael Wheeler, EVP of the Global IP Network Division, NTT Ltd., Swygert will be responsible for finance and accounting strategic planning, operations, budgeting and reporting for the Division globally.
Swygert most recently held a finance position at Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and a leading manufacturer of premium-quality building and specialty products. He previously held finance, financial intelligence and data governance responsibilities at Lumen Technologies, CenturyLink, Level 3 Communications and the Colorado Department of Treasury.
Commenting on the appointment, Michael Wheeler, EVP of the Global IP Network Division, NTT Ltd., said “Kris has a solid track record in finance and management in Internet, telecom and other sectors, and I’m very pleased to welcome him to our organization. His experience will be invaluable in making long-term, strategic decisions and ensuring the highest standard of global financial and accounting management.”
“I am excited to take on this role supporting an outstanding company with innovative services, dedicated employees and a solid financial foundation,” said Swygert. “I look forward to working with our finance and accounting teams across the globe to build on our successes, drive sustainable growth, and create value for our clients.”
About NTT Ltd.
As part of NTT DATA, a USD 30 billion IT services provider, NTT Ltd. is a leading IT infrastructure and services company serving 65% of the Fortune Global 500 and more than 75% of the Fortune Global 100. We lay the foundation for organizations’ edge-to-cloud networking ecosystem, simplify the complexity of their workloads across multicloud environments, and innovate at the edge of their IT environments where networks, cloud and applications converge. We offer tailored infrastructure and ensure consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our secure, scalable and customizable data centers. On the journey towards a software-defined future, we support organizations with our platform-delivered infrastructure services. We enable a connected future.
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About the Global IP Network Division
The Global IP Network Division of NTT Ltd. owns and operates the Global IP Network, a tier-1 IP backbone which is consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide and covers the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. The Global IP Network provides the best and safest possible environment for content, data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914), delivering a digital footprint that connects, manages and secures clients, employees and partners.
Visit us at https://gin.ntt.net
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