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Kevin Hooper Joins NEC as Senior Vice President

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications and biometric solutions, today announced that Kevin Hooper has joined NEC as senior vice president effective Nov. 5, 2012. Mr. Hooper will lead NEC’s Enterprise Platform Solutions business, which includes the direct sale, delivery and support operations for NEC’s IT and network solutions to a broad base of enterprise customers and vertical industries.


“We feel very fortunate to welcome Kevin to our leadership team,” said Masaaki Nakajima, executive vice president, Enterprise Solutions, NEC Corporation of America. “His extensive and exceptional industry experience and proven leadership will further enhance our business.”


“I am excited about joining NEC,” said Kevin Hooper, senior vice president, Enterprise Platform Solutions. “NEC has a storied legacy of innovation and a passion for customer satisfaction. I look forward to being part of that energy and the opportunity to make a significant contribution.” 


Mr. Hooper brings to NEC more than 20 years of business development and sales leadership experience, including Hewlett Packard and IBM. Most recently he served as VP of HP Networking sales. Prior to that role, he was VP of HP Growth Accounts, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking and was responsible for a $3.2 billion revenue base and drove significant growth.


Mr. Hooper has a B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Sussex, England, and an M.S. in Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts. 


About NEC Corporation of America
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, network, communications and biometrics products and solutions for service carriers, Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare, Government, Education and Hospitality. NEC Corporation of America delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure and virtualized network systems, microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit


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