NEC APAC appoints new President and CEO

PRNewswire May 2, 2024

SINGAPORE, May 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. (NEC APAC) today announced the appointment of Takayuki Inaba as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective May 1, 2024. In his capacity, Mr. Inaba will oversee NEC’s operations in the ASEAN region and concurrently serve as the Managing Director for NEC’s Singapore operations.

A seasoned leader with over 36 years of experience at NEC, Mr. Inaba brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise across various markets and business functions. Throughout his career, he has held key leadership roles in international subsidiaries.

Mr. Inaba’s experience includes serving as Chairman and President of NEC India Private Limited, where he spearheaded successful growth initiatives. He most recently held the prestigious role of Chief Representative of China, overseeing NEC’s operations in the region and leading its subsidiaries, including NEC (China) Co., Ltd., NEC Solutions (China) Co., Ltd and NEC Hong Kong Limited.

In his new role, Mr. Inaba will be responsible for leading NEC Asia Pacific’s strategic growth across the ASEAN region. He will leverage his extensive experience and proven leadership to drive innovation and deliver cutting-edge solutions to NEC’s customers.

“I am honored to be appointed as the leader of our ASEAN operations. The ASEAN region presents tremendous opportunities for growth, and I am excited to leverage my experience to drive innovation and deliver trusted solutions that empower our customers. I look forward to working with the talented team at NEC APAC to build upon our success and further solidify NEC’s position as a trusted transformation partner in the region.”

With this appointment, Mr. Koichiro Koide, former President and CEO, NEC APAC, will be moving back to NEC Corporation in Japan for his next assignment.


In the vibrant tapestry of ASEAN’s technological landscape, NEC stands as a beacon of transformative power and trust. For over five decades, we have woven a seamless thread of integrity and transparency through the intricate fabric of governments and enterprises, becoming a confidante, partner, and an indispensable ally in their digital journeys. Our commitment to societal growth and innovation has spearheaded national initiatives and laid the foundation for enduring relationships – empowering communities and changing lives to propel the region into a new era of prosperity and trusted transformation.

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