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NEC Appoints New Managing Director for New Zealand

NEC Appoints New Managing Director for New Zealand

NEC New Zealand, a leading provider of communication networks and information technology solutions, announced the appointment of Mr. Leonard Dench as Managing Director, effective today, to lead the next phase of NEC’s growth in New Zealand.

Mr. Dench has 35 years of experience in ICT, starting as a telecommunications technician, and advancing to strategic business planning and tactical execution. Since 2011, Mr. Dench has been General Manager at NEC New Zealand, responsible for leading the local operation in collaboration with the wider NEC group.

Mr. Dench said, “I am excited to be appointed as Managing Director of NEC New Zealand to push forward with growth building on over 50 years of successful business in New Zealand. Renewed investment in New Zealand with the recent opening of the Technology Innovation Centre in Wellington and an evolving nationwide collaboration programme brings a fresh start-up “can do” approach to new innovative solutions for our customers.”

“My vision is to lead NEC New Zealand to deliver on our promise of empowering people through innovation by developing total solutions to meet the needs of our local and global markets. We will do this by combining the strengths and enthusiasm of our team here in New Zealand, leveraging the wider NEC group technologies and skills, and collaborating with businesses, communities, and individuals that want to and can push the boundaries,” he added.

Regional head, Mr. Toshiya Matsuki, Chief Executive Officer of NEC Asia Pacific (Regional HQ), commented, “The new role of Mr. Dench echoes the significance of New Zealand’s market to NEC and the new business development models that are growing there. We are very pleased with the progress accomplished thus far and hope to further expand our relationships with customers and partners through Mr. Dench’s appointment.”

About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com

About NEC New Zealand
Since originally supplying technology to New Zealand in the 1960’s, NEC New Zealand is a leading solutions and service provider of IT and network, telecommunication and identity solutions. With innovation at the heart of the organisation, NEC New Zealand’s commitment to quality, reliability and value has seen it through more than 50 years of innovation in New Zealand. NEC’s state-of-the-art technologies are backed by local technical expertise and are used in various creative applications to enhance the lives of the people in New Zealand every day, from connecting callers to sorting mail items, from providing timely updates via diverse digital signage network to empowering law enforcement agencies with biometric technologies.

NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Other product or service marks mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. ©2014 NEC Corporation.

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