Takayuki Morita became President and Chief Executive Officer (Representative Director) of NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that deliver benefits to businesses and people around the world, on April 1, 2021.
Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where he managed the financial strategy and operations of NEC's 100,000 employees and total revenue of $25 billion. He was also responsible for Corporate Business Development functions, including the oversight of M&A and other investments that have reinforced NEC's solutions for society, such as major advancements in the digital finance, digital government and drug development fields.
Having joined NEC in 1983, Morita's experience in the global ICT industry now spans nearly four decades, six years of which he spent working in the U.S. market. In the past twenty years, he has played a central role in the development of partnerships and alliances with corporations across the globe - having completed more than forty deals of corporate mergers & acquisitions and investments. Among his most notable accomplishments in this regard have been the spin-offs of the semiconductor, flat panel and passive component businesses; the creation of joint ventures in the wireless, enterprise communications and PCs businesses; as well as numerous acquisitions in the consulting, ICT and managed services domains.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Tokyo.