LONG BEACH, Calif. — Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. has hired Joseph Wright as its director of Americas Operations.
Mr. Wright will be responsible for overseeing all Denso shipping and receiving operations across North America, including Denso's warehouse and distribution centers in California and Indiana.
Denso Products and Services is an affiliate of global automotive supplier Denso Corp.
Mr. Wright has more than 20 years of experience in warehousing, transportation, global logistics, procurement and production. He also has experience in budget management, vendor negotiations, quality control, regulatory compliance, customer service and employee engagement as well as e-commerce and retail sales. He managed transportation and logistics operations for leading auto makers — Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Toyota and General Motors — and their subsidiaries for more than 17 years.
"We're excited to have Joseph join our team and propel us to a higher level of operational excellence," Kazu Yanagawa, vice president of Denso's Supply Chain Management Group, said.
"In addition to our superior products, the Denso brand stands for unbeatable customer service. Joseph's acumen and experience will help us continue to build on all these strengths."