Paul Carroll, former executive vice president of Hitachi Automotive Systems America in Farmington Hills, has been promoted to president and CEO.
Carroll is the first non-Japanese to serve as president of Hitachi Automotive and is responsible for the Americas, including the U.S., Mexico and Brazil.
Carroll began his career with General Motors Corp. in production supervision and quality control before joining Tokico America, a Hitachi subsidiary.He has held various sales and sales management positions with Tokico and Hitachi. A resident of Farmington Hills, Carroll and his wife have three children.
Carroll, of Farmington Hills, earned his bachelor of business administration from Western Michigan University.