Mike Barber will take the reins at NEC Australia as part of leadership changes unveiled today by the company.
Barber has been appointed chief operating officer, with NEC Australia managing director Tetsuro Akagi promoted to CEO of NEC Asia Pacific.
Barber is former executive director of IT solutions and services for NEC Australia.
D’wayne Mitchell has been appointed director of IT solutions, and Andy Hurt has been promoted to director of communication solutions.Akagi, who has also been appointed senior vice-president of NEC Corporation, began his new role at the start of April.
“This is a very exciting time in our industry and NEC Australia, along with our industry partners, is at the crest of this hi-tech wave,” Barber said in a statement.