IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NEC Corporation of America (NEC America), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications and biometric solutions, today announced that Shinsuke Takahashi has joined NEC America as president and CEO effective January 1, 2013. He succeeds Takayuki Okada, who is returning to Japan to take up new responsibilities at NEC Corporation. In his new role, Mr. Takahashi will oversee the company’s diverse businesses in North America, including voice, data and IT solutions for enterprise, government and carrier markets.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the company’s growth and success.”
“NEC’s comprehensive expertise in IT and network communications, coupled with its devotion to customer satisfaction, have made it a trusted partner to so many businesses, institutions and service providers,” said Shinsuke Takahashi, president and CEO of NEC America. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the company’s growth and success.”
Mr. Takahashi brings to NEC more than 20 years of extensive sales, marketing and business development, primarily with NEC Corporation and NEC America. His most recent position was as president of JAE Electronics, Inc., a provider of advanced electronic components and aerospace products based in Irvine, California. JAE Electronics, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan Aviation Electronics (JAE) Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan. NEC Corporation is a shareholder in JAE Ltd.
Mr. Takahashi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sophia University, Tokyo, and participated in an International Exchange Program at the University of Wisconsin from 1978 to 1979.
About NEC Corporation of America
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, network, communications and biometrics products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare, Government, Education and Hospitality. NEC Corporation of America delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure and virtualized network systems, microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.
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