Mosheen Hatia, a seasoned machinery and equipment supplier veteran, to lead Okuma Latin America.
Okuma America Corp., a world leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, has appointed Mosheen Hatia as Managing Director for Okuma Latin America (OLA). OLA is part of Okuma America Corp., the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of CNC machine tool builder Okuma Corp. Hatia reports to Jim King, president and COO of Okuma America Corp., and succeeds Alcino Bastos, who served for 12 years in the Managing Director position.
Mr. Hatia’s responsibilities include managing profitability of the Brazil-based business unit, and pursuing continued growth in Latin America in fulfillment of the company’s vision and values.
With an extensive track record in the machinery and equipment supplier industries, Hatia says he welcomes the opportunity to pursue expanded market share for Okuma Latin America. Previously he served as Director General for Voith, GL&V, Metso, and ITT/Xylem. His career spans more than 29 years’ experience in general management and sales in capital goods and equipment, pulp and paper, oil and gas, utilities, mining, and construction.
Okuma Latin America recently opened a new facility that includes offices, parts warehousing, showroom and demonstration area designed specifically for exhibition of machinery and training, with the goal of enhancing service to customers, suppliers and partners.