Fujitsu Ltd. has named Naoyuki Akikusa, senior managing director, to succeed President Tadashi Sekizawa, it announced March 26.

The appointment will be officially decided at a board of directors meeting in late June, Fujitsu said. Sekizawa, who will complete his eighth term in June, described 59-year-old Akikusa as a strong person who pursues what he believes in and overcomes any friction.

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