Nidec Motor Corporation (NMC) has promoted Tim Schamel into the role of president of its newly-created HVACR business unit for Commercial Industrial Solutions (CIS) Americas.

Since April 2016, Schamel has been Nidec’s vice president/general manager for its HVACR operations. Prior to joining Nidec, he held roles with increasing responsibility and scope as the division marketing manager for the Sporlan Division of Parker Hannifin, as a director of marketing and market development manager at Emerson, and in marketing and product management for HVAC at MagneTek. His academic credentials include a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science & Technology, and an MBA from the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

“Nidec’s numerous acquisitions during the last few years have brought about new opportunities and synergies related to our original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket products,” said President of CIS Americas Sid Ambort. “We are very excited to have Tim lead and drive the future growth initiatives for us and our valued customers in these areas.”