BUENOS AIRES, Argentina--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS Americas) has announced the appointment of Alexandre Aoki as President & CEO of MHPS South America. The announcement was made at an MHPS technical meeting in Buenos Aires that was attended by over 100 energy industry professionals.
“South America continues to be a critical market for MHPS and naming Alex Aoki as President & CEO of MHPS South America reflects our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers in the region,” said Paul Browning, President & CEO of MHPS Americas. “MHPS is bringing an air cooled J-Series Advanced Class Gas Turbine for South America that is the world's most reliable and most efficient gas turbine that we expect will fuel further growth in the market. We see a significant need in the region for increased capacity from reliable, clean power plants.”
Alex Aoki added, “We are committed and focused to support our customers and countries with the most efficient, flexible and reliable gas turbines in this fast growing region for energy infrastructure.”
Aoki joined MHPS Regional Sales Vice President Power Generation based in Sao Paulo, Brazil earlier this year. Prior to that he had worked at GE Gas Power in Sao Paulo since 2002. Aoki holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Escola Politernia da USP in Sao Paulo. He earned his MBA from Fundacao Instituto de Administracao (FIA Business School).
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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