HOUSTON - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), a 100% subsidiary of industrial manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has appointed Michael Sicker as president of its Oil & Gas Division. He succeeds Hiroaki Osaki, who has retired from his role as president but continues to serve as chairman of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation, Japan.
MHIA’s Oil & Gas division creates synergies within MHI Group’s product portfolio, providing a one-stop solution for LNG turbomachinery, engineering, digitalization and R&D solutions. In parallel to his new role as president, Sicker will continue to serve as MHIA’s global account manager for ExxonMobil, responsible for integrating solutions that maximize customer value.
Sicker, who has served in various senior management positions in the oil and gas industry, has worked for several Mitsubishi Group companies throughout his 30-year career, playing critical roles in the formation of MHI’s Tire Machinery division in Ohio and most recently MHI Compressor International Corporation’s Texas manufacturing and service facility.
Sicker holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University, along with an MBA from Akron University.