NEC has announced the appointment of Takayuki Inaba as managing director for its India business. He will be responsible for leading and expanding NEC India’s business offerings in the country. He will report directly to Tetsuro Akagi, Chief Executive Officer of NEC Asia Pacific and Senior Vice President of NEC Corporation.
Inaba replaces Koichiro Koide, who has been leading NEC India since March 2014. Koide has taken on the role of General Manager of the Greater China and Asia Pacific Division, Global Business Unit, NEC Corporation.
Inaba has close to 30 years of sales and marketing experience, having taken on several senior leadership roles since joining NEC in 1988. He first started his career in NEC’s Information Processing Sales Support Division, and later moved to the Communications & Computer Systems Unit, where he was involved in new business development.
In 2003, he joined NEC Corporation of Malaysia and was appointed Director in 2008, where he was responsible for heading the total solutions services and channel business.
Prior to this new appointment, Inaba was an Executive Specialist at NEC’s Global Products and Services Division, before moving to the Marketing and New Business Creation Division.
“I look forward to working together with valued business partners and supporting the NEC India team to further strengthen its position as one of the leading providers of innovative technologies and solutions that contribute to the safety and security of India and its communities,” said Inaba.