CYPRESS, Calif. — Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. (MEUS) announced that Mike Corbo will assume the role of president and CEO of the Southern California-based company. Masahiro (Max) Oya will take on a newly created role as chairperson of MEUS and will oversee all of the company’s holdings throughout the Americas, and remain the chief representative, the Americas Region for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Oya previously held senior positions in Tokyo and at a Mitsubishi Electric group company in Pittsburgh.
“Under Mike’s leadership, the company has experienced growth across all of its diverse businesses through strategic collaboration, innovative products, a high standard of client service, and improved efficiencies,” said Oya.
Corbo began his career with Mitsubishi Electric US in 1986 with the Elevator & Escalator Division. He was promoted to MEUS’ executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2018, where he oversaw six business divisions, 1,600 employees, and 38 locations throughout North America. In his new role, Corbo will build on his leadership of all of the MEUS business units and now oversee the company’s Americas Corporate Office. He has been appointed to the board of directors of Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC, and will continue to serve on the MEUS board of directors, as well as the board of the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF).
“Becoming MEUS’ first US-based president and CEO is a great honor,” said Corbo. “I look forward to working with the leadership team and our talented employees to further strengthen collaboration and shared innovation among our business units.”