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DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc. has appointed David Williams manager of the Strategic Planning department in Long Beach, Calif.

In his new position, Williams will oversee the daily operations of the department, which the company defines as "the development, evaluation and furtherance of the company sales and product strategies and key performance indicators."

DENSO announced the formation of a new aftermarket business unit for North America on October 31, 2012, and completed the reorganization on April 1, 2013, when DENSO Products and Services Americas was formed. The appointment of Williams is another step toward aligning global and North American aftermarket growth plans.

Williams comes to DENSO with 15 years of management experience in the automotive industry. Most recently, he served as global business unit manager at Crane Co., Barksdale Controls, Inc. Prior to his tenure at Crane, Williams served as the truck product marketing manager at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. He will report to Richard Shiozaki, senior vice president.

"David’s background in the auto industry will be beneficial to developing and implementing our product strategies, today and in the future," says John Doran, senior manager, Product Management Group and Marketing. have him on our team.”

DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc. is a subsidiary of DENSO Corp. For more information, visit to

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