NEC Asia Pacific appoints new CEO
By Digital News Asia April 16, 2013
- Toshiya Matsuki appointed to CEO role
- Replaces Kiyofumi Kusaka, who takes on new role as president of NEC China
IT and network solutions provider and systems integrator NEC Asia Pacific, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has announced the appointment of Toshiya Matsuki (pic) to the role of chief executive officer.
Commenting on his appointment, Matsuki said: “I am honored to be leading the enterprising and experienced team at NEC Asia Pacific.
"I am looking forward to this challenging position where we will continue to work closely with our NEC country affiliates in the Asia Pacific region to cultivate and grow the NEC brand by bringing value, innovation and efficiency to our stakeholders.”
Matsuki replaces Kiyofumi Kusaka, who has been leading NEC Asia Pacific, the regional headquarters for NEC Corporation, since June 2008. Kusaka will be moving to China to assume the position of president of NEC China Co Ltd.
Matsuki has over 30 years of overseas business experience since he joined NEC Corporation of Japan in 1983 and has held both executive and sales management positions during his career.
His work experience spans from serving at the Jakarta representative office as chief representative for two years and NEC Europe Ltd as deputy general manager for four years.
Matsuki later returned to NEC Corporation to assume the position of deputy general manager of Americas and EMEA Sales Division in 2010 and became the vice-president of the International Sales and Operations Business Unit in 2011. He is also the associate senior vice president of NEC Corporation since April 2013.