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CEO Breakfast Forum

Date: 10 October 2017
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Date: 10 October 2017
Time: 7:15 am
Location: Ulster Bank, 11-16 Donegall Square East, Belfast, BT1 5UB
Price: Free

Exclusively open to CEOs and senior business leaders from across Northern Ireland, the theme this year is The Responsibility of Leadership.

With power comes responsibility. This annual event provides an opportunity for business leaders to meet before the working day starts to hear from a range of high profile speakers who will explore the question: What makes a responsible leader? Those attending will be encouraged to think about how their business can operate in a responsible manner, and address some of our most challenging societal issues.

Bookings for this event are now ONLY available for Business in the Community members. If you are not a member, you may still register and your name will be placed on a waiting list.

Keynote Speaker

Duncan Tait

Director Fujitsu Ltd; Senior Executive Vice President; Head of Americas, Europe, Middle East, India and Africa

In January 2016 Duncan was appointed to run the Americas region in addition to his responsibilities as Head of EMEIA which he assumed in April 2014. He is responsible for over 36,000 people and revenues of $10.5B. In June 2015 Duncan was also appointed to the board of Fujitsu Ltd.

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.

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Duncan has more than 30 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 non-exec director of Business in the Community 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 soccer fan.

For more information, contact Marie Atcheson on (028) 9046 0606 or by emailing marie.atcheson@bitcni.org.uk

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