"Data centres are a key strategic focus for growth for Fujitsu. James brings significant skills and experience to this role, including the ability to manage complex deals within the hyperscale and wholesale market," said Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand vice president of portfolio and alliances Clare Burden.
"His customer-centric approach aligns perfectly with Fujitsu, and he has a deep knowledge of the data centre industry that will result in exceptional outcomes for customers in the region."
Veness brings more than 20 years' experience in the technology industry to Fujitsu.
He was previously vice president of data centres sales at Macquarie Telecom Group.
Prior to that, he held various senior management roles at Viatek, Nextgen, AAPT, and BT.
Veness holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Birmingham City University (UK).