NSK Americas announces appointment of Brian Lindsay as President and Chief Operating Officer, NSK Americas
Ann Arbor, MI, February 20, 2009 - NSK Americas has announced the appointment of Brian Lindsay as President and Chief Operating Officer, NSK Americas. Mr. Lindsay joins NSK following nearly ten years with TI Automotive, Ltd., where his most recent position was President of their Global Fuel Systems division. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director, Commercial - Global Fuel Systems, with TI Automotive.
As President and COO of NSK Americas, Lindsay will have full operations management responsibility for all organizations and entities of NSK Americas. Reporting to Lindsay will be the Presidents of NSK Canada, NSK Corporation, NSK Precision America, NSK Steering Systems, NSK Latin America, NSK Mexico and NSK Brazil. Also reporting to him will be the heads of the NSK Americas Support Services Unit.
Lindsay has more than 30 years experience in industry, predominantly in automotive with operations management experience throughout Europe, Asia, Brazil and North America. Prior to joining TI Automotive, he had more than 20 years experience with T&N PLC – Friction Products Group, culminating in the position of President – Ferodo America, Inc. Before he entered general operations management, Lindsay was extensively involved in the sales and marketing functions.
Lindsay was educated at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom where he received his degree in German and Business Studies. He has lived in Rochester Hills, Michigan since 2004 with his wife and 4 children.
About NSK Corporation
NSK is a world-class producer of ball and roller bearings. Established in 1916, NSK became one of the leaders in the bearing industry because of an intense commitment to engineering research, dedication to modern manufacturing processes and an obsession with quality. NSK Corp.'s worldwide network of modern manufacturing facilities and distribution centers is linked by an elaborate computer network that gives the company the ability to provide fast service and delivery to its customers. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan,
NSK Corp. is a U.S. industry leader in the marketing, design and manufacture of anti-friction bearings, precision machinery and parts, mechatronics and automotive products. For more information on NSK Corp., visit http://www.us.nsk.com/ .
About NSK Limited
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, NSK Limited is a world-class producer and innovator of motion and control products. Established in 1916, NSK became a world leader in the industry because of an intense commitment to engineering research, modern manufacturing processes and superior quality.
Today, the company is one of the world's largest bearing manufacturers, employs over 20,000 people worldwide, has more than 47 global manufacturing facilities and over 100 sales operations, operates 13 technology centers and produces and distributes over 100,000 different types of bearings, linear motion and automotive component products. For more information, visit