David M. Walsh has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPSA) effective April 1, 2014. In this new role, Mr. Walsh has responsibility for all aspects of the business in the Western Hemisphere. Mr. Walsh will also be a Corporate Officer of MHPSA’s parent company, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. in Japan.
Walsh served the company as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Projects and Services with MHPSA prior to his appointment as President and CEO. Mr. Walsh joined the company in 2001 and was responsible for Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas’ Western Hemisphere power generation service and manufacturing business, including field and plant service, parts manufacturing, and marketing for services related to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ activities in the Americas.
Mr. Walsh came to MHPSA with broad U.S. and international experience as a senior executive in power generation roles that included operations in China, Saudi Arabia, Australia, and South America. Mr. Walsh earned a B.S. from the University of Virginia and pursued graduate studies at Northwestern University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Enterprise Florida.