Corporate Auditing Bureau (internal auditing division)
NEC has established the Corporate Auditing Bureau as an internal auditing division reporting directly to the President of NEC. This Bureau consists of approximately 90 corporate staff members with expertise in internal auditing, including staffs of NEC Management Partner, Ltd. who devotes themselves to NEC internal auditing. The Corporate Auditing Bureau performs audits of the NEC Group to ensure legal, appropriate and efficient execution of business activities, and identifies issues and proposes improvements. Regarding the audits of NEC's subsidiaries which have their own internal auditing sections, the Corporate Auditing Bureau performs the audits in cooperation with such internal auditing sections.
The Corporate Auditing Bureau is taking steps to strengthen cooperation with the Accounting Auditors by reporting on audit results and exchanging opinions with them regularly. Furthermore, the Corporate Auditing Bureau reports the audit results to the Board of Directors.