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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 served as a corporate planning executive officer in charge of orchestrating structural reforms and formulating company strategies. Under NEC's Mid-term Management Plan 2015 announced in April 2013, 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.

After becoming president, Mr. Niino embarked on sweeping corporate reforms aimed at accelerating growth. In addition to spearheading Project RISE, an initiative launched in 2018 to drastically change NEC's employee evaluation system and code of behavior, he has committed himself to ensuring that NEC realizes growth and creates a corporate culture suitable for the digital era by actively pursuing external recruitment of executives.

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)