NGK Spark Plugs Adds Two To Its Leadership Team

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NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.)—the Wixom, Michigan-based manufacturer of ignition parts and sensors—has announced the appointment of two individuals to its leadership team. 

Megan McDonald, an NGK associate for over 23 years, has been promoted to general manager of Corporate Planning. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for the execution of NGK’s critical business initiatives from planning through implementation, expediting NGK’s decision-making process, creating transparency, and optimizing its risk management. 

“Megan has played a vital role in developing and implementing the Project Management Team, adopting a technical APQP skill set to support corporate and enterprise-wide projects. We are excited to have her in this expanded role as her skill set will be further utilized to support our company’s risk management structure,” said NGK Director Strategic Planning and Administration Paul Abbott.

Alex Sanchez Salazar has joined the company as general manager of Internal Audit. In his new role, Salazar will be responsible for providing consult, audit, and advisory services to effectively identify and address significant risks to the company across all business units. Sanchez Salazar joins NGK Spark Plugs with over 30 years of experience in manufacturing finance and compliance. 

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