Derek Kemp

Regional Managing Director, UK, Channel Islands, Ireland, Middle East

Derek Kemp

Derek Kemp was appointed Regional Managing Director of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and the Middle East of Vistra in October 2019.

Derek has held a range of international senior management roles in his 30+ years in the technology consulting industry across Europe, APAC and the Middle East. He joined Vistra from Capgemini where he held a number of senior leadership roles. Most recently he was Executive Vice President of EMEA/APAC Business Services, while concurrently also serving as Global Sales Officer, where he led businesses across a wide range of service lines and industry verticals and successfully led the integration of a number of different business units, contributing to material sales growth.

With extensive experience in working in complex organisations, he has a track record in business development and building high-performance teams. Teams led by Derek played a pivotal role in value creation at Patni prior to its acquisition by IGATE, and subsequently at IGATE prior to its acquisition by Capgemini.  

He holds a BSc in Mathematical Sciences from Robert Gordon University in Scotland. 

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