Our vision is to deliver innovative, tailored, technology solutions through our unique and diverse talent, industry partnerships and customer relationships.
What we do
NEC expertise and technology creates a smarter future through innovative, effective ICT-enabled solutions for our enterprise and government customers. With NEC’s finely-tuned approach, customer projects go live with greater productivity, streamlined operations and improved security.
NEC orchestrates the talent you need from its own professional managed services teams and through collaboration with expert partners.
NEC Australia is focusing its efforts on providing solutions for Enterprise and Government. The goal is to form an environment that provides safety, security, efficiency, and equality. NEC’s corporate brand statement, “Orchestrating a brighter world,” along with our key themes, represent our approach to strategic value creation. Collaborating closely with our customers and our partners, we strive to add value to society and to create a bright and prosperous future.
NEC Australia in focus
A leading provider of technology-based business solutions, helping Australian enterprises, small businesses and government organisations.
We can support you throughout your entire business lifecycle. Our solutions and services range from stand-alone products to ICT business transformation.
end users across 220 locations
contact centre seats
local R&D investment since year 2000
Our executive leadership team
We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow.
Mike Barber and his management team are orchestrating NEC Australia’s elevation to a top tier ICT provider by the delivery of innovative, customised technology solutions and services through a diversity of talent, industry partnerships and strength of customer relationships.
Mike was appointed to the role in April 2016. He was most recently Executive Director of IT Solutions & Services, with responsibility for the company’s infrastructure and applications operational services across Australia. Mike retains his position on the NEC Australia board.
Chief Financial Officer
Tadashi Takahama has been the CFO of NEC Australia’s Finance and Controller function since June 2015. Takahama-san is responsible for ensuring compliance with NEC’s financial policies, corporate financial consolidation, taxation management, J-SOX compliance, financial governance, credit control and treasury activity. His role also covers that of NEC’s company secretary.
Over the past 20 years, Takahama-san has held various financial and business management roles across the region.
Director, Sales, Marketing and Solutions
Andy Hurt has responsibility for Sales and Marketing, and also heads the NEC Solutions Group, a business unit designed to drive the development and maintenance of NEC Australia’s solution portfolio across Lifeline Infrastructure, Communications, Safer Cities and Public Services, and Industry Eco-Systems.
He brings strong strategic capabilities to this role as he oversees the collaborative alignment of NEC’s product, service and solution offerings that leverage local and global R&D capabilities of both NEC and its partners. Critical to the success of the Group is its ability to exceed customer expectations throughout the lifecycle of their NEC deployments.
Andy was promoted from within the leadership team where he had been Director of Communication Solutions.
With a career spanning over 25 years, he has a proven track record in propelling businesses to new levels. His industry experience includes senior management roles across operations, sales and marketing with organisations such as Honeywell, 3Com and Avaya.
D’wayne Mitchell leads the delivery of NEC Australia's infrastructure and applications operational services. This broad charter includes responsibility for harnessing and aligning the capabilities of NEC’s IT Services, Consulting & Business Solutions, Professional Services, National Shared Services and the Project Management Office.
His role is to help NEC maximise profitability from its business development by ensuring customers gain significant value from the delivery of innovative solutions and professional services that meet and exceed market conditions.
Director of People & Culture
Sue Roberts is the Director of People and Culture at NEC Australia, responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources function. Prior to this role, Sue delivered expert advisory services for NEC Australia across business process innovation, IT governance and information management.
Sue has over eight years’ experience as a Non-Executive Director in the state government and not-for-profit sector, specialising in risk management, insurance and change management. She has over 20 years’ experience in management consulting and operational executive management primarily in the financial services insurance sector.
Director, Corporate Strategy
Kazuhiro Murakami is NEC Australia’s Director, Corporate Strategy, and is also a member of its Board of Directors.
Corporate Strategy provides an important link to the Global NEC organisation and the strong ties to headquarters in Japan and the APAC region. Murakami-san is responsible for Australia’s alignment with the company’s overall direction, specifically in important areas such as external relations, compliance and risk management. And he is a key member of the team charged with bringing solutions, particularly from NEC Japan and APAC, to the Australian market.