NEC Europe names Kurosaki as its new CEO

Natalie Bannerman
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Hironobu Kurosaki, former president of NEC Telecommunication and Information Technology in Turkey, has been named as president and CEO of NEC Europe

Hironobu Kurosaki has been named as the new president and CEO of NEC Europe.

In his new role, Kurosaki will be responsible for leading the growth of NEC Europe’s business across its key business segments of public safety, public IT services and telecoms carrier solutions in the EMEA region.

Commenting on his new position, Kurosaki said: “In the face of terrorism and other public threats, it is becoming a top priority throughout EMEA to strengthen the security and surveillance of borders, public spaces and major infrastructure, such as airports. There are now a wide range of initiatives being started in order to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of our cities. NEC’s Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and solutions make valuable contributions to these initiatives and help ensure that cities throughout EMEA are safer and smarter.”

Kurosaki has been with NEC since 1983 and since then he has gained experience in the development of international sales, marketing and strategy throughout the Americas and EMEA.

More recently he has lead the development of NEC’s global business aided by his time spent as president of NEC Telecommunication and Information Technology in Turkey as well as his experience as general manager of NEC’s Americas and EMEA Division. As result Kurosaki has helped to deliver high-powered solutions and new growth into new strategic markets.

“I look forward to further addressing these important needs and creating new social value by capitalizing on NEC's ICT, including some of the world’s leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) advancements, while building on the relationships of trust we hold with our customers and partners,” added Kurosaki.