NGK Spark Plugs announced promotions within their executive team.
Brian Norko has been promoted to senior vice president, Commercial Business. In this role he will be responsible for all sales, product development and marketing strategies for the NGK Commercial Business, to include the automotive aftermarket, OEM and OES channels. Prior to this promotion, Norko was vice president, Aftermarket. He held that position for just over three years prior to this recent promotion.
Lesley Skinner has been promoted to vice president, culture, communication and people. In this newly created role, Skinner will be responsible for driving the company culture, corporate communications, people and administration strategies. Skinner was previously senior director of human resources and administration and has been with NGK for nine years.
“We are structuring our executive team to maximize our growth potential and lead our company for many years to come,’’ stated Mike Schwab, president and CEO. “This change is led by a desire to prepare for and create the future.”