Daifuku North America Names President


 FARMINGTON HILLS — Daifuku North America Holding Co.,a provider of material handling solutions, has promoted Aki Nishimura to president.

In his new role, Nishimura will focus on expanding North American sales, increasing profitability, and promoting the importance of workplace safety. He has more than 25 years of experience in the material handling industry. He has worked with Daifuku since 1987 and has held several instrumental positions within the organization. He advanced to president in 2013 and will continue to serve as CEO at Daifuku America Corp.

Nishimura holds a bachelor’s in electrical engineering and is a graduate of Hiroshima Institute of Technology in Saeki, Hiroshima, Japan.