New Engineering VP At Kawasaki
Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.) Inc., announced the appointment of Yusuo "Jack" Konishi to the position of vice president of Engineering & Technology. Konishi’s role will be to oversee all North and Latin America engineering functions for KPM, a global manufacturer of hydraulic components and systems. Konishi has more than 20 years of hydraulics engineering experience, most recently in Japan where he headed engineering at the Nishi-Kobe works for Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.
KPM also announced the appointment of Tim Ferguson to sales manager, where he will focus primarily on national OEM sales. Both Konishi and Ferguson are based at KPM’s Grand Rapids, Mich., facility.