NEC Electronics Appoints New President and COO

August 22, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the appointment of Toshio Nakajima as president and COO. In his new role, Nakajima will oversee day-to-day operations at NEC Electronics and will be responsible for delivering on the company's

strategies and goals as set forth by the chairman and CEO and board of directors. Nakajima, who has held a variety of high-level management positions in his more than 30 years at NEC Corp., will report directly

to Hirokazu Hashimoto, who will remain as chairman and CEO of NEC Electronics.

"We are extremely fortunate to have a new president with the breadth of experience and knowledge that Mr. Nakajima brings with him," said Hashimoto. "We plan to utilize his talents to continue promoting NEC's presence as a strong supplier of both System LSI solutions and electronic products, in turn

enabling us to provide a broader range of solutions to our customers."