SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Mar 1, 2016) - NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switching devices, today announced the appointment of Mario Tenaglia as eastern regional sales manager. The announcement aligns with company's plan to invest more of its resources into fostering current and potential customer relationships. 

Tenaglia will be responsible for the territory annual operations plans of the company's electromechanical human machine interface (HMI) components sold in the eastern regions of the United States and Canada. Tenaglia brings a combined 20 years of direct experience and industry knowledge to the position, having previously served in posts with Ferrotec, Ultra Electronics Measurement Systems Inc., APEM and C&K Components. 

"We are pleased to have Mario on board and look forward to a prosperous future with him as we take strides toward being closer to our customers," said Masanori Honda, President of NKK Switches of America. "His work history is highlighted by two important elements: geographical command of the eastern region of North America; and specific expertise in electromechanical devices."

Mr. Tenaglia holds an MBA from Framingham State University. Additionally, he is an alumnus of Wentworth Institute of Technology, with a bachelor's degree of science in electronics engineering.

The announcement marks a renewed effort for NKK to connect with its current and potential customers as it makes significant investments in strengthening and growing its resources.

About NKK Switches
NKK Switches designs, produces and sells the industry's most extensive selection of electromechanical switches, setting the standard for quality, stability and reliability in switch solutions. NKK provides a full suite of customizable solutions that includes design, programming and value-added support by combining flexibility, expertise and a commitment to our partners' success.

NKK's switches turn on millions of products around the world every day by offering more than 3.5 million different toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary and keylock switches to illuminated, process-sealed, miniature, specialty, surface-mount and programmable switch devices. For more information, visit

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