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NEC New Zealand Appoints New Managing Director

NEC New Zealand Appoints New Managing Director

Wellington, 2 September 2011 – NEC New Zealand Ltd (“NEC New Zealand”) has announced the appointment of Alan Hyde as its Managing Director. Alan is currently the Managing Director of NEC Australia and he will assume this additional role with effect from 1 September 2011. He takes over from Jiro Inoue, who will take up his new role of heading up the international carrier solutions business at NEC Corporation.

Alan took up the role of Managing Director of NEC Australia in October 2010 and brings to the NEC group a wealth of experience in IT solutions and services. His commitment to achieving results through positive change and collaboration, coupled with this combined leadership of NEC in Australia and New Zealand, will enable real progress towards a one NEC approach.

NEC New Zealand is the local subsidiary of NEC Corporation in New Zealand, with offices in Wellington and Auckland to provide the latest IT and networking technologies and total solutions to the New Zealand market. Its forte in telecommunications solutions and biometric research and development has led NEC New Zealand to become one of the leading players in this field, providing innovative applications of its solutions.

To further support NEC’s regionalisation strategy, I am delighted to take on this role, in addition to my NEC Australian commitments, as it will allow the two NEC companies in Australia and New Zealand to work closer together to strengthen our regional opportunities,” says Alan Hyde, Managing Director of NEC Australia and NEC New Zealand.

Regional head Kiyofumi Kusaka, CEO of NEC Asia Pacific (NEC’s regional HQ for Asia Pacific) commented, “Both our NEC companies in Australia and New Zealand have a rich heritage and legacy in these countries and are evolving to meet the changing demands of the markets. I believe both NEC Australia and NEC New Zealand will strive under Alan’s leadership and I look forward to closer collaboration between all our companies in the Asia Pacific region.”

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

About NEC New Zealand
NEC New Zealand is the local subsidiary of NEC Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, established in New Zealand since 1982. As a leading solutions and service provider of IT and network, telecommunication, and identity solutions, NEC New Zealand’s commitment to quality, reliability and value has seen it through more than 25 years of innovation in New Zealand.

With innovation at the heart of the organisation, NEC’s state-of-the-art technologies and technical expertise has enhanced the lives of the people in New Zealand through various ways every day. For more information, visit


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