Calsonic North America Inc. has named Nissan's former North American purchasing chief, David Offill, as executive vice president and COO.
Offill had been vice president of purchasing at Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A. in Smyrna, Tenn., since 1993. He joined the automaker in 1981 as manager of production planning. In 1984 Offill was named director of production control. He later served as director of the paint plant, finance and purchasing divisions.
Calsonic North America, a Farmington Hills, Mich.-based maker of climate-control, engine-cooling and exhaust systems, is a major supplier to Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A.