CEO Kei Pang named Executive of the Year
01 June 2017

ST. LOUIS– June 1, 2017 – The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis (AACC) has presented Nidec Motor Corporation CEO Kei Pang with its Executive of the Year award. Pang was honored for his professional and personal accomplishments in corporate business.

A global executive with 33 years of experience, Pang has been successful in developing, restructuring, growing and running a business in a broad range of industries, covering many geographic regions. As the CEO for Nidec Motor Corporation, he leads Nidec's global operations for the Appliance, Commercial and Industrial Motors (ACIM) business units and is responsible for the development and execution of the strategic vision of this business group.

“Kei is an outstanding business leader who has generously donated his time and energies toward bringing people together to share common values and aspirations for the good of the community,” said AACC President Al Li. “In addition to being forces in economic development, Kei and Nidec are also major contributors to many charitable and educational initiatives, including sponsorship of the annual Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden, and endowing a scholarship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis for international business.”

“Nidec’s mission is to develop high quality products and services that will contribute to the prosperity of society, our company and all our employees,” said Pang. “We are proud to work with AACC, and appreciate the work it does to build and strengthen business and social relationships that benefit all of our communities.”

Pang holds a Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering from the University of London and an MBA with Distinction from the University of Michigan.

About the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis
Founded in 2011, the mission of the AACC of St. Louis is to build a community of Asian professionals, Asian business owners, and those engaging in business throughout Asia. For more information, visit

About Nidec Motor Corporation
NMC is a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial, and appliance motors and controls. The NMC product line features a full line of high efficiency motors, large and small, which serve industrial, residential, and commercial markets in applications ranging from agriculture, water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation to pool and spa motors, air conditioning condensers, rooftop cooling towers, and commercial refrigeration. It also makes motors, controls, and switches for automotive and commercial markets. For more information, visit

Parent company Nidec Corporation (with $11.2B Sales in FY2016) is a leading manufacturer of small precision motors, including motors used in hard and optical disk drives. The company has extended its focus beyond the information storage motor market to the home appliance and automotive markets, where it sees high future growth potential.