JTEKT North America Appoints John Connor as Executive Director of Industrial One OE and Aftermarket Sales

January 31, 2018


January 31, 2018, Plymouth, MI – JTEKT North America Corporation, a leading systems and development partner to the Automotive, Industrial, and Aerospace markets is proud to announce the appointment of John Connor as the company’s Executive Director of Industrial OE and Aftermarket Sales. John will be primarily responsible for sales team leadership, driving revenue, and innovation.  

John has extensive global leadership experience and proven new business development success through his leadership of teams across multiple cultures, languages, locations, and disciplines.  In addition to his service in the US Navy submarine force, John held increasingly senior positions for over 20 years with GKN plc in operations, engineering, sales and general management.  He joins us from Fabco Automotive where he was the VP Global Sales & Marketing and Lean Director. 

“John’s understanding of industrial markets, technologies, his leadership capabilities, his past experiences growing profitable businesses and organizations, and his commitment to customers and commercial excellence make him a valuable addition to the JTEKT team," said John Jaloszynski, VP Sales and Marketing, "John's values-based leadership will build on the success of our industrial team and position it for continued success. We're very excited to have him join our team.”