ST. LOUIS – 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 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.”