Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC), a global manufacturer of motors, drives and automated systems, named Henk van Duijnhoven as its chief executive officer and ACIM (appliances, commercial and industrial motors) global business leader.

NMC is headquartered in St. Louis and has $4 billion in annual sales. Its ACIM business has 25,000 employees and operates 72 manufacturing sites across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Most recently, van Duijnhoven was a partner and managing director of The Boston Consulting Group, where he was responsible for business turnaround, mergers, and acquisitions, as well as strategy planning for clients in the industrial and medtech markets.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of Automotive Engineering and a master’s of business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

NMC is a 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, power generation and more. For more information, visit