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Nidec promotes Kniepp to director, planning and marketing, and Hogg to senior marketing, OEMs and distribution

July 9, 2024 | By Anthony Capkun



July 9, 2024 – Nidec’s U.S. Motors division promoted two long-time staffers to senior roles: Cory Kniepp is now director, Strategic Planning & Marketing Operations, and Patrick Hogg is senior marketing director, Industrial OEMs and Distribution.

Kniepp joined Nidec in 2017 as a market manager, and most recently served as director, Marketing Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the University of Illinois, and an MBA from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

Hogg has been with Nidec for over 16 years, including the period when U.S. Motors was part of Emerson, and most recently served as director, Marketing, for the industrial markets. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, and an MBA from University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Based in Japan, Nidec Corp. comprises over 300 companies around the world, employing more than 110,000 people. Nidec Appliance, Commercial and Industrial Motors (ACIM) is a business unit that manufactures a full line of high-efficiency motors. Product brands include U.S. Motors and Nidec.


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