FARMINGTON HILLS–Tim Clark has been appointed CEO and president of Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Clark had been senior vice president and executive officer of Hitachi Astemo Ltd. and previously president of Hitachi Astemo Europe, based in Munich, Germany. He succeeds Paul Carroll, who recently was named global account manager for Hitachi America, Ltd.
Clark also had served as vice president of sales and marketing for Hitachi Automotive Systems in Farmington Hills, and previously was general manager in charge of international sales for Hitachi Automotive Systems based in Tokyo.
Prior to joining Hitachi in 2003, he was general manager of Unisia North America and also had held executive positions at Nissan North America and with Mazda in Japan.
Fluent in Japanese, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Japanese studies from Brigham Young University.
Hitachi Astemo Americas has more than 20 manufacturing plants, research-and-development centers and sales offices in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Hitachi Astemo, its parent company, is based in Tokyo, and was created in 2021 by the merger of Hitachi Automotive Systems with three former Honda affiliates: Nissin Kogyo, Keihin and Showa. The company develops, manufactures, sells, and services automotive and transportation components as well as industrial machinery and systems. For more information, visit https://www.hitachiastemo.com/en/,