CYPRESS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. (MEUS) announced that, in an important step in Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to local leadership, Mike Corbo will assume the role of president and CEO of the Southern California-based company. Masahiro (Max) Oya will take on a newly created role as chairperson of MEUS and will oversee all of the company’s holdings throughout the Americas, and remain the chief representative, the Americas Region for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Oya previously held senior positions in Tokyo and at a Mitsubishi Electric group company in Pittsburgh that builds energy infrastructure for leading North America utilities.
“Under Mike’s leadership, the company has experienced growth across all of its diverse businesses through strategic collaboration, innovative products, a high standard of client service and improved efficiencies,” said Oya.
Corbo began his career with Mitsubishi Electric US in 1986 with the Elevator & Escalator Division. He was promoted to MEUS’ executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2018, where he oversaw six business divisions, 1,600 employees and 38 locations throughout North America. In his new role, Corbo will build on his leadership of all of the MEUS business units and now oversee the company’s Americas Corporate Office, which provides strategic and operational services to other Mitsubishi Electric group companies in North America including factories in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. He has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC, a leading provider of advanced cooling and heating solutions, and will continue to serve on the MEUS Board of Directors, as well as the Board of the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF), the group’s philanthropic organization that focuses on empowering youth with disabilities to lead productive lives.
“Becoming MEUS’ first US-based president and CEO is a great honor. I look forward to working with the leadership team and our talented employees to further strengthen collaboration and shared innovation among our business units,” said Corbo.
About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., a US affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, provides HVAC systems, elevators and escalators, semiconductor and power devices, and data walls. For additional information visit us.mitsubishielectric.com/en.