Kei Pang Named CEO of Nidec Motor Corporation

                Kei Pang Named CEO of Nidec Motor Corporation

PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2013

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Nidec Corporation, headquartered in
Kyoto, Japan, has named Kei Pang Chief Executive Officer of Nidec Motor
Corporation (NMC). Mr. Pang, who has served NMC as President and COO since
April 2012, replaces Patrick Murphy, who resigned his position in October.


Mr. Pang has been with the company since 1984, when it was known as Emerson
Motor Company. He has worked in multiple leadership positions across a
variety of businesses, including serving as President of Commercial and
Industrial Motors prior to the company being acquired by Nidec Corporation in

About Nidec Motor Corporation: St. Louis, MO-based  Nidec Motor Corporation
(NMC) is a 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, which serveindustrial, residential and
commercial markets in applications ranging from water treatment, mining, oil
and gas, and power generation to pool and spa motors, air conditioning
condensers, rooftop cooling towers, and commercial refrigeration.It also
makes motors, controls, and switches for automotive and commercial markets.
Brands include U.S. Motors^®, SR Drives^®, Hurst^®, Rescue^®, ECOTECH EZ^®.

Parent company Nidec Corporation (NYSE: NJ) is the world's leading
manufacturer of small precision motors, including motors used in hard and
optical disk drives. The company has extended its focus beyond the
information storage motor market to the home appliance and automotive markets,
where it sees high future growth potential. For more information, visit

SOURCE Nidec Motor Corporation

Contact: John O'Connor, Geile/Leon Marketing Communications, 314-727-5850
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