Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding

This page shows the company profile and executive management team of Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding, one of Nidec's major business bases in Europe.

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Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding

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Nidec Leroy-Somer is the world leader in industrial alternators and one of the world’s leading manufacturers in electromechanical and electronic drive systems. 
The company is organized through two main divisions:
- The “Electric Power Generation” division is the global leader in Low, Medium and High-Voltage alternators, from 10 kW to 25 MW, suitable for a wide variety of applications. 
- The “Motors & Drives” division supplies motors, geared motors and variable speed drives using advanced technology, complete automation solutions, as well as customized services to increase machine productivity and save energy in both process and manufacturing automation sectors.
The company has a long tradition of innovation, the result of experience accumulated in the major industrial markets of the world over 90 years. The company is equipped with a highly efficient research and development organisation, having powerful calculating and modelling resources at its disposal. Research is also carried out in close collaboration with university or private laboratories and specialist organisations. Experience leads to anticipation of market requirements and the research to meet these requirements.
Nidec Leroy-Somer has a strong worldwide presence through 27 production units and 470 centres of expertise and service able to offer sales support and technical assistance everywhere.

Name Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding
Date of establishment 1919
Boulevard Marcellin Leroy
16000 Angoulême 
Business lineup
R&D, manufacturing and sale of alternators, electric motors, geared motors, variable speed drives, automation solutions and service offers for industry
Laurent Demortier
Affiliated companies and
major business units
Nidec Leroy-Somer Motors and Drives
Electric Power Generation European and Asia Pacific - Business Unit
Electric Power Generation Americas - Business Unit

Executive & Management

Laurent Demortier
President of Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding

Paolo Delpogetto
President of Nidec Leroy-Somer CIMD – Commercial, Industrial Motors & Drives

Nobel Hoyos
President of Nidec Leroy-Somer Motion

David Sonzogni
President of EPGE - Electric Power Generation European and Asia Pacific - business unit

Kevin Newman
President of EPGA  - Electric Power Generation Americas - business unit

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