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Takashi Niino
President and CEO (Representative Director)
(Date of Birth: September 8, 1954)

Takashi Niino became President and CEO (Representative Director) of NEC Corporation in April 2016.

In the six years prior to taking on this role, Mr. Niino was NEC's Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) in charge of orchestrating structural reforms and formulating company strategies. Under NEC's Mid-term Management Plan 2015, Mr. Niino became involved in numerous core initiatives focused on achieving new growth for the NEC Group. These initiatives included the establishment of a business incubation function to realize Solutions for Society and the launch of an administrative staff service company to drastically change the way in which NEC's staff divisions work.

Mr. Niino first joined NEC in 1977, primarily engaging in sales of IT solutions for the financial market. Over the years, he contributed to the expansion of NEC's solutions business through his involvement in various large-scale projects. These projects ranged from updates of mission-critical systems, following the creation of megabanks through mergers and integrations, to the introduction of systems for major retail operators launching new financial service businesses.

Mr. Niino holds a Bachelor degree from Kyoto University's Faculty of Engineering.

Business Career

April 1977 Joined NEC Corporation
April 2004 Executive General Manager, 2nd Solutions Sales Operations Unit
April 2005 Senior General Manager, 3rd Solutions Operations Unit
April 2006 Executive General Manager, Financial Solutions Operations Unit
April 2008 Senior Vice President, Executive General Manager, Financial Solutions Operations Unit
August 2008 Senior Vice President
April 2010 Executive Vice President
June 2011 Executive Vice President and Member of the Board
July 2011 Executive Vice President, CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) and Member of the Board
April 2012 Senior Executive Vice President, CSO (Chief Strategy Officer), CIO (Chief Information Officer) and Member of the Board (Representative Director)
April 2016 President and CEO (Representative Director) (to present)