Chris Wiseman Named President of Nidec Commercial and Industrial Business
05 December 2017

ST. LOUIS –Dec. 5, 2017 – Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC) has promoted Chris Wiseman into the role of President of its newly created Commercial Industrial Motors & Drives (CIMD) business unit for Commercial Industrial Solutions (CIS) Americas.

Most recently, Wiseman was Vice President/General Manager for Nidec’s Commercial/Industrial Platform. Previously he held positions with increasing responsibility and scope as Director of Distribution and Marketing, and Vice President of Marketing, for NMC Industrial Motors & Systems. His professional career includes roles at Emerson where he was an advancing leader in business planning and development.

Wiseman is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He received his MBA from The Ohio State University.

“Chris has been a proven leader in managing complex business units that serve our global commercial and industrial customers,” said Group Leader of CIS Americas Sid Ambort. “This is a well-deserved promotion and we are excited to have him drive the future growth initiatives for the CIMD business unit.”

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
Nidec is a global corporation comprised of over 300 group companies with highly reputed engineering capabilities in motor-related fields. Nidec Group specializes and handles motor application products based on “everything that spins and moves,” from small precision to supersized motors and drives.