The global site of the UK's leading magazine for automation, motion engineering and power transmission
19 July, 2024

LinkedIn
Twitter
Twitter link

Ackerman succeeds Pickering as president of Nidec Drives

18 June, 2024

Miles Ackerman has been appointed interim president of Nidec Drives, succeeding Anthony Pickering who has been made president of Nidec’s Motion Platform. Ackerman, who has been with the company for 25 years, was previously Nidec Drives’ chief financial officer. It is common practice in Nidec, when promoting from within, for senior positions to be granted initially as interim.

Nidec Drives was formed recently to bring together Nidec’s Control Techniques and KB Electronics brands. The company says that the unification strengthens its position in the market, and under Ackerman’s leadership, it will foster innovation, support employee development, and enhance sustainability.

It adds that his experience, both in the UK and internationally, “uniquely positions him to guide Nidec Drives into its next phase of growth and development”.

“After 25 years of growth and success with this incredible company, I am excited to embark on this next chapter,” says Ackerman. “Together, we will continue to prioritise our customers and drive forward with purpose and passion.”

Ackerman: purpose and passion

Control Techniques:  Twitter  LinkedIn  Facebook




Magazine
  • To view a digital copy of the latest issue of Drives & Controls, click here.

    To visit the digital library of past issues, click here

    To subscribe to the magazine, click here

     

Poll

"Do you think that robots create or destroy jobs?"

Newsletter
Newsletter

Events

Most Read Articles