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Takayuki Morita
President and CEO (Representative Director)
(Date of Birth: February 5, 1960)

Takayuki Morita became President and Chief Executive Officer (Representative Director) of NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that deliver benefits to businesses and people around the world, on April 1, 2021.

Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where he managed the financial strategy and operations of NEC's 100,000 employees and total revenue of $25 billion. He was also responsible for Corporate Business Development functions, including the oversight of M&A and other investments that have reinforced NEC's solutions for society, such as major advancements in the digital finance, digital government and drug development fields.

Having joined NEC in 1983, Morita's experience in the global ICT industry now spans nearly four decades, six years of which he spent working in the U.S. market. In the past twenty years, he has played a central role in the development of partnerships and alliances with corporations across the globe - having completed more than forty deals of corporate mergers & acquisitions and investments. Among his most notable accomplishments in this regard have been the spin-offs of the semiconductor, flat panel and passive component businesses; the creation of joint ventures in the wireless, enterprise communications and PCs businesses; as well as numerous acquisitions in the consulting, ICT and managed services domains.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Tokyo.

Business Career

April 1983 Joined NEC Corporation
April 2002 General Manager, Business Development Division
April 2006 Senior Vice President, Executive General Manager, Corporate Business Development Unit
April 2008 Senior Vice President
July 2011 Executive Vice President
April 2016 Executive Vice President, CGO (Chief Global Officer)
June 2016 Executive Vice President, CGO (Chief Global Officer) and Member of the Board
April 2018 Senior Executive Vice President and Member of the Board (Representative Director)
June 2018 Senior Executive Vice President, CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and Member of the Board (Representative Director)
April 2021 President and CEO (Representative Director) (to present)