LAKE MARY, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS Americas) has announced the appointment of Edward Lasso as Senior Vice President for New Equipment Sales in Latin America.
“The addition of Edward Lasso to the MHPS Americas team reflects our increasing commitment to Latin America. We’re coming off a record sales year in the region and we expect continued growth as power producers add capacity,” said Bill Newsom, Executive Vice President MHPS Americas New Generation Systems. "We recognize the need for clean, reliable and affordable power in the region requires a focused approach from our experienced team.”
Lasso joins MHPS after spending 19 years at Solar Turbines, a division of Caterpillar Corp. During the last four years his primary responsibility has been the Latin American market. He also has experience in working with energy companies in the region from previous roles with Turbomach S.A. and Westinghouse Electric. Lasso holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida and he earned his MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology.
About Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc. is enabling the power plant of the future. Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL, MHPS employment in the Americas has grown from five in 1999 to more than 2,000 today. The company has large manufacturing and repair facilities in Florida, Georgia and Texas, including the world’s most modern heavy duty gas turbine and steam turbine factory in Savannah. MHPS Americas Latin American operations are headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company utilizes repair centers throughout the Americas to provide service parts and repairs to a rapidly expanding installed base throughout the Americas and to service the fleets of other OEMs around the world. Products and services for the electric power generation industry include the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbines, steam turbines, geothermal turbines, boiler and environmental control systems. MHPS is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. (MHVYF:US)
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