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Calsonic Kansei Executives

Bharat Vennapusa

Chairman & CEO of Calsonic Kansei Americas

Bharat Vennapusa is Chairman and CEO for Calsonic Kansei Americas.  He also holds the position as a global corporate officer. Vennapusa is a member of the Executive Management Committee of the Americas. Vennapusa previously based in Mexico served as COO and held responsibility for entire Mexico operation.  He began his automotive career and joined Kantus Corporation, Lewisburg, TN...

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Eric Huch

COO, Calsonic Kansei North America

Eric Huch is the Chief Operating Officer for Calsonic Kansei North America.  Eric joined Calsonic Kansei in 1991.  Eric has served several foreign assignments including President and COO of Calsonic Kansei Mexico and Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain / Deputy of Global Manufacturing in Japan.

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Mike Turner

COO, Calsonic Kansei Mexicana

Turner is COO of Calsonic Kansei Mexicana. He is a member of the Executive Management Committee of the Americas. He joined the Calsonic Kansei team during the North American start-up phases in 1984 as a Buyer in the production parts and materials area. Since that time, he has served in various materials-related functions, Program Management, and New Model Launch leadership roles...

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Matthew David Mulliniks

Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Purchasing for Calsonic Kansei Americas

Matthew David Mulliniks is Senior Vice President of Sales and Procurement for CK Americas.  He is in charge of sales and purchasing activities for all customers/suppliers in the North and South America region, including offices in US, Mexico and Brazil.  His responsibilities include price management, procurement TDC, customer/supplier relations and new business development. Mulliniks joined CKNA...

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Shogo Nakashita

CFO and SVP of HR, CPO, CPG, IT and Process Innovation of Calsonic Kansei Americas

Shogo Nakashita is CFO and Senior Vice President of HR, Corporate Planning Office, Cost Planning Group, IT and Process Innovation for Calsonic Kansei Americas. Previously, he was Vice President of Finance and Senior Director of Corporate Planning Office. Shogo also led Financial Planning & Analysis and Finance IT as Senior Manager at Calsonic Kansei Global Headquarters Japan. Before joining Calsonic...

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Junichi Yajima

Senior Vice President of Quaity & DE and Chief Quality Officer for Calsonic Kansei Americas

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Brian Allen

Vice President of Manufacturing for Calsonic Kansei North America

Brian Allen is a Vice President of manufacturing for Calsonic Kansei North America.  He is responsible for entire manufacturing in the US.  Allen was previously responsible for Thermal and Exhaust, and was Business Unit leader.  Allen spent 3 years in Calsonic Kansei Mexicana prior to being appointed this position.  Allen’s Mexico assignment he was based in...

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Chris Bradford

Vice President of Engineering and New Product Launch for Calsonic Kansei North America

Chris Bradford is the Vice President of Engineering ad New Product Launch for Calsonic Kansei North America. His responsibility includes US LBU.  Bradford has been with the CK organization for over 20 years. After receiving his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Tech University in 1991 he returned to School in 2011 to receive his MBA from the University of Tennessee Knoxville...

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Daniel Davidson

Vice President of DE and Region IBU for Calsonic Kansei North America

Daniel Davidson is Vice President of DE for Calsonic Kansei North America and Regional IBU Leader for Calsonic Kansei Americas.  Davidson joined Calsonic Kansei in 2007 as Director of Development Engineering in Calsonic Technical Center – N.A.  He has held director and senior director positions in Design Engineering including responsibility for interiors, exhaust, thermal, and HVAC products and also...

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Greg Deibig

VP of Finance, Accounting and Corporate Planning at Calsonic Kansei North America

Greg Deibig is Vice President of Finance, Accounting and Corporate Planning at Calsonic Kansei North America. Additionally, he is responsible for Insurance globally for Calsonic Kansei Corporation.  Deibig has extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, shared services and P&L leadership in all areas of a manufacturing company. Deibig joined Calsonic Kansei in 2013 as Director of Finance...

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Oscar Diaz

VP Mexico Sales, CK Brazil Operation, MX/BR IBU, MTCR, Compass2021

Oscar Diaz is Vice-president of Mexico Sales and Brazil operation.  His responsibilities also includes Mexico/Brazil IBU, MTCR and Compass2021.  He is a member of the Executive Management Committee of the Americas. Diaz joined Calsonic Kansei in 2005 as a sales account manager and was promoted to the management team in 2008. He has held Director and Sr. Director positions...

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Francisco Garcia

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Talal Kakish

VP Business Develoment of Calsonic Kansei North America

Talal Kakish is Vice President Business Development North America responsible for development and execution of the growth plan with GM, Ford, FCA, Tesla, and EV startups.  He joined CK in 2017 and is based in Michigan.  Prior to joining CK, Talal held multiple positions at Methode Electronics.  He joined Methode in 2008 as Director of sales and ultimately held...

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Masahiko Minami

VP of Regional IT, Regional Synergy Office, Supply Chain Management and BEST for Calsonic Kansei Americas

Masahiko Minami is Vice President of Regional IT, Regional Synergy Office, Supply Chain Management, and BEST for Calsonic Kansei Americas. Minami joined Calsonic Kansei in 2012 as General Manager of Global Supply Chain Management in Calsonic Kansei Global Headquarters Japan. He lead production control process standardization, New Product Launch process improvement, and CK global demand supply gap resolution with a geographically...

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Nancy Rice

Vice President of Human Resources, Compliance and Regional Internal Audit

Nancy Rice is Vice President of Human Resources, Compliance and Regional Internal Audit for CalsonicKansei North America. Rice is in charge of overall talent management, organizational development and risk management. Her responsibilities include Team Member Relations, Compensation & Benefits, Recruiting, Safety, Security and Compliance In addition, Rice oversees the Internal Audit function for CK America’s. Rice joined CK in 2003...

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