NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India today announced the appointment of Aalok Kumar as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEC Technologies India.
This change reflects NEC Corporation’s strong commitment to the country and India’s growing importance to the company’s global business. With this appointment, Takayuki Inaba, former Chairman & Managing Director, has been appointed as Executive Chairman of NEC Technologies India.
Akihiko Kumagai, President of the Global Business Unit, NEC said, “This management restructuring exercise is aimed at accelerating our evolution in India. Capacity building in India will not only bolster our business in this country but also support our global businesses.”
Kumagai continued, “Aalok is an accomplished leader who brings a good mix of strategic thinking and operational excellence. His rich experience in business transformation and performance improvement, especially in Japan and other Asian markets, will help us accelerate our growth. With him onboard, we are confident that he will take NEC Technologies India to even greater heights and help India achieve its goals.”
Aalok Kumar, President & CEO, NEC Technologies India said, “With our huge pool of engineering and technology talent across various verticals, including public safety, communications infrastructure, aviation, logistics and transportation solutions, NEC is contributing significantly to the digital transformation of India.”