Thursday, 18 April 2019 12:29

NEC appoints new managing director for Australian, NZ operations

Mitsuhiro Murooka, NEC Australia, New Zealand Mitsuhiro Murooka, NEC Australia, New Zealand

ICT services giant NEC has appointed company veteran sales and marketing executive Mitsuhiro Murooka as managing director for its Australia and New Zealand business.

Murooka has worked for NEC in global markets such as Hong Kong and Shanghai in the Greater China region, and California in North America for 17 years.

Since joining NEC Corporation, he has consistently been engaged with global sales and marketing operations in management roles.

After a 6+ year assignment as vice-president at NEC Corporation of America, he served as NEC’s general manager of the Americas Division and subsequently Global Corporate Sales Division at Tokyo HQs.

Murooka took on the responsibility for Government and International Organisation Relations and Business as vice-president, in addition to multiple global business operations as a  member of the board.

Kiko Kumagai, senior executive vice-president, NEC Corporation, welcomed Murooka to his new role and said, “I am confident that his open-minded leadership and decades of experience in various ICT fields will further enrich and strengthen the company’s forward direction.

“We welcome Mitsuhiro to his new role as managing director and a member of the ANZ team,” Kumagai said. 


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