NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India last week announced the appointment of Aalok Kumar as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEC Technologies India. Among other things, the Indian subsidiary of the Japanese firm is involved in the large scale container tracking venture in association with Delhi Mumbai Industrial Development Corporation (DMIDC).
With this appointment, Takayuki Inaba, former Chairman & Managing Director, has been appointed as Executive Chairman of NEC Technologies India. Akihiko Kumagai, President of the Global Business Unit, NEC Corporation, said, “This management restructuring exercise is aimed at accelerating our evolution in India. Capacity building in India will not only bolster our business in this country but also support our global businesses.”
Supported by a strong workforce of over 6,000 local employees, NEC has successfully deployed a number of cross industry solutions for the infrastructure, aviation, logistics and transportation sectors.
Some key NEC projects in India include the Chennai-Andaman submarine cable project, which will bridge the digital gap between Andaman and Nicobar Islands by ensuring speedy internet access. In the aviation sector, NEC’s biometric-based paperless boarding solution will enable a seamless airport experience for passengers.
Container tracking and optimization solutions deployed by DMICDC Logistics Data Services – a joint venture between the Government of India and NEC – has allowed efficient management of 95% of the import-export container traffic at seaports throughout India, resulting in improved port operations across the country.