Shinsuke Takahashi Joins NEC Corporation of America as President and CEO

  Shinsuke Takahashi Joins NEC Corporation of America as President and CEO

Business Wire

IRVING, Texas -- January 10, 2013

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

“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.

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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
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