NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc. has appointed Norihiko Adachi to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Adachi will oversee all functions for NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) Inc.

Adachi has held several positions over the years at NGK, including assignments in Europe and the U.S.

Most recently Adachi served as General Manager, Sales & Marketing Headquarters, Automotive Components Groups, Japan. During his time as general manager, Adachi was instrumental in overseeing all sales and marketing efforts.
Adachi began his career with NGK in 1979, at NGK headquarters in Nagoya, Japan.