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Josh Abbott named Teradata's vice president for Australia & New Zealand
Wed, 13th Dec 2023

Teradata, a leader in cloud analytics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Abbott as vice president for Australia and New Zealand. Abbott's remit will include the implementation of the company’s regional go-to-market strategy, expanding customer adoption and improving customer experience across the two nations.

Josh Abbott boasts an impressive record as a seasoned business executive and technology leader with a particular focus on selling organisations and advising clients on their cloud and data modernisation journeys. He has worked with Teradata for over 15 years, taking on various roles, leading sales and business development in the communications, media and entertainment, and oil and gas verticals in the U.S.

Before joining Teradata, Abbott worked for AT&T as a Senior Director, focusing on developing innovative technology solutions. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas.

On his appointment, Abbott says, "My longstanding career with Teradata is testament to my confidence in who we are as a company and the unique proposition we have for our customers globally. I am confident in our team’s ability to make an impact in the Australia and New Zealand market, as we enter our next stage of growth and explore the vast opportunities an AI-driven era presents."

Richard Petley, Executive Vice President, GTM International, Teradata, commented on Abbott’s appointment: "We are excited to bring Josh’s leadership and expertise across to our Australia and New Zealand operations. His history, learnings and experience working with our clients globally will be fundamental to leading one of our priority markets. We are confident in his ability to help us build upon our momentum and growth in the region."

Teradata, which provides a comprehensive cloud analytics and data platform, enables organizations to make informed decisions, unlock innovation faster and realize significant business impacts.