"We are excited to have Nicole joining NCS and are looking forward to her bringing both experience and energy to our team that will propel us forward – especially during the high growth phase NCS is currently experiencing following the launch of our local NCS Next Cloud Centre of Excellence and recent acquisitions in Australia," said NCS Next Solutions head Andre Conti.
Key joins the company from Optus, where she worked as as executive business development lead.
She previously ran her own consultancy, served as telco and utilities segment director at illion, had a previous stint at Optus as Victorian enterprise sales manager, and worked at Telstra as head of its global centre of excellence capability.
"It's an exciting time to be joining NCS, as we build the future of a business designed to bring real innovation and customer-led digital transformation," said Key.
"I am passionate about what we can achieve together with our clients, so stay tuned for many exciting announcements and proud moments that we have coming your way soon, especially around our acquisitions, commitment to sustainability and bringing digital jobs to the Australian market".
NCS recently announced its acquisition of Australian cloud-based solutions consultancy along with companies in Singapore and Hong Kong.