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This profile was last updated on 11/21/13  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

President and Chief Executive Off...

Yazaki North America , Inc.
6801 Haggerty Road
Canton, Michigan 48187
United States

Company Description: Yazaki North America is an industry leader in the research, development, design, production and distribution of electrical and electronic power and data solution....   more

Employment History

  • Executive Vice President, Business Planning and Finance
    Yazaki North America , Inc.
  • Associate Director
    Yazaki Corporation
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Yazaki Corporation
  • President
  • President
  • Managing Executive Officer
    Yazaki Corporation Automotive Planning Division
  • General Manager
    Yazaki Corporation Automotive Planning Division

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • business degree
    Ealing Business School
52 Total References
Web References
Nigel ..., 21 Nov 2013 [cached]
Nigel Thompson
Nigel Thompson President & CEO Yazaki North America, Inc.
Nigel Thompson is President & CEO of Yazaki North America, Inc. and a member of its board of directors. He is responsible for all operations in North & Central America, as well as the global business for North American based customers.
Most recently Nigel was the Managing Executive Officer of the Yazaki Corporation Automotive Planning Division in Japan. In this role he was responsible for overseeing and setting strategy for Yazaki's global automotive business, merger and acquisition activity, and joint venture management. Nigel was named Executive Vice President in 1999, and was responsible for a number of areas including Business Development & Strategic Planning, Information Technology, Finance, and Purchasing. He was also responsible for identifying and assessing the company's interest in potential joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers, and acquisitions. From 1997 to 1999 Nigel was President of the Component Business Unit, and served as the President of ELCOM, Inc., in El Paso, Texas. ELCOM was established to supply bulk wire and wire harness components to meet automotive demands in North America. He also served as President of NACOM Corporation in Griffin Georgia from 1994 to 1997, which supplied electronic components to vehicle manufacturers. Nigel began his career in 1976 at Smiths Industries in the United Kingdom. He holds a business degree from Ealing Business School in London. In his free time Nigel is a private pilot and an avid enthusiast of photography.
Nigel ..., 14 Oct 2011 [cached]
Nigel Thompson Yazaki - Adding Value that Elevates the Driving Experience
Nigel Thompson
Nigel Thompson Executive Vice President Business Planning & Finance
Thompson is responsible for business development and strategic planning with direct responsibilities that include Information Technology and Finance. He is also responsible for identifying and assessing the company's interest in potential joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions. Previously, he served as president of the YNA Component Business Unit and as President of both ELCOM and NACOM - Yazaki affiliate companies. He is a member of the Supervisory Board for several major joint ventures and an associate director of Yazaki Corporation.
Nigel Thompson Named ..., 28 June 2006 [cached]
Nigel Thompson Named President & CEO
Succeeding Ehrmanntraut effective May 1, 2013, is Nigel Thompson, general manager of Yazaki Corporation Automotive Planning Division, World Headquartered in Japan.
Thompson has been an integral part of the Yazaki organization for more than 20 years. He brings to this assignment a wealth of experience. Previously, Thompson held several Executive Vice President positions in Yazaki North America including Executive Vice President Planning, Finance, and Information Technology.
Yazaki - Adding Value that Elevates the Driving Experience, 21 Nov 2013 [cached]
Nigel Thompson President & CEO Yazaki North America, Inc.
Yazaki North America appoints ..., 13 May 2013 [cached]
Yazaki North America appoints Nigel Thompson as new President, CEO - Appointment effective...
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