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NEC Asia Pacific appoints new CEO
NEC Asia Pacific has appointed Tetsuro Akagi as the new chief executive officer, with effect from April 1, 2016. He will be responsible for the business operations and expansions of the Asia-Pacific region to further deliver its growth plans. NEC's Asia-Pacific headquarters is in Singapore.
Mr Akagi succeeds Toshiya Matsuki who has led NEC Asia Pacific's businesses in the region since April 2013. Mr Matsuki has been appointed to executive vice-president of NEC Corporation and president of NEC Global Business Unit.
Mr Akagi, who has been with the company for 30 years, has also been concurrently appointed as senior vice-president of NEC Corporation. He has held various senior positions in sales, financial, operational and business management roles in both Japan and other countries. Mr Akagi has been NEC Australia's managing director since January 2014, where he was responsible for evolving the company into one of the country's leading ICT solutions and services business.