Partho Dasgupta is NEC India MD

New Delhi, April 30, 2013 – Partho Dasgupta, is to be the first Managing Director of the new entity, NEC India, a subsidiary of NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. Partho will be responsible for fostering the growth of NEC India and integration of Computers and Communication (C&C) technologies to build an information friendly society. He will also work to empower societies through CSR initiatives. He will also focus on building NEC as a global leader in the IT and telecom space, as well as to deliver cutting edge technology in the fields of Public Safety, Unified Communications, and Cloud Services.

We had reported on the creation of NEC India after the arrangements with HCL were ended.

In his previous appointments, Mr. Dasgupta has spearheaded transformation solutions and Go-To-Market practice initiatives around Virtualization, Unified Communications, Green Data Centers, Total Outsourcing, Infrastructure Management and Security.

Says Partho: “As the new Managing Director of NEC India, I am excited to be leading a reputable and acclaimed company to promote and bring in NEC’s cutting edge technologies and solutions to the Indian market. Renowned for its many innovations and applications for both public and private enterprises, I look forward to building on the success and continue developing the business in India’s competitive IT industry.”

Adds Toshiya Matsuki, Regional CEO at NEC Asia Pacific: “With his valuable and extensive experience in various management roles of the IT industry, I am confident that Mr. Dasgupta will provide significant contribution toward the success and growth of NEC Asia Pacific and lead our business in India to greater heights.”

Koji Oda, former Managing Director of NEC India, will be returning to Japan to assume position as Executive Expert at the Global Business Unit of NEC Corporation.  .