Nidec/U.S. MOTORS names new GM of commercial and industrial motors

June 7, 2023
Thiago Mohallem brings over 20 years of leadership experience at multinationals including Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal and BRF.
Thiago Mohallem
Thiago Mohallem

(ST. LOUIS, MO — June 5, 2023 — Nidec release) — Thiago Mohallem has been promoted to General Manager of Nidec Motor Corporation’s commercial and industrial motors and drives group. The product lines, part of the iconic U.S. MOTORS® brand, serve a wide range of industries including chemical processing, food and beverage processing, packaging, irrigation, water and wastewater treatment, and pool and spa applications.

Mohallem was previously global supply chain VP for the Nidec appliance, commercial and industrial group. He will continue to be responsible for that role while also leading engineering, sales, and marketing efforts.

Mohallem has over 20 years of leadership experience at multinationals including Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal and BRF. He joined Nidec in 2017, as CPO of Embraco brand motors.

“We’re pleased to announce Thiago’s new role, as he has been a strong leader at Nidec for a number of years, helping deliver the high-efficiency, energy-saving motor and drive solutions that our customers demand today,” said Tim Schamel, President of the U.S. MOTORS division.

Based in Kyoto, Japan, Nidec Corporation offers motors ranging from micro-size to super large, as well as application products and services in IT, automation, home appliances, automobiles, commercial and industrial systems, environmental, energy, and many other businesses. Nidec is comprised of approximately 300 group companies employing more than 140,000 people all over the world.

With headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC) is the leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial and appliance motors and controls. The NMC product line features a full line of high efficiency motors, large and small, that serve industrial, residential and commercial markets in applications ranging from agriculture, water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation to pool and spa motors, air conditioning condensers, rooftop cooling towers, and commercial refrigeration. NMC also makes motors, controls, and switches for automotive and commercial markets.