NPR of America, Inc. (NOA), a division of Nippon Piston Rings Co. Ltd, has announced that Romy Laxamana, currently serving as NOA’s sales manager, will assume the position of general manager of NPR of America. The change became effective at the end of summer.
Romy will be responsible for leading NOA’s aftermarket activities in the North, Central and South
American automotive aftermarkets. The sales team will continue to report directly to him. NOA’s previous general manager, James Tagai, will transition to a management position at NPR headquarters in
Saitama, Japan. James will be returning to Japan as part of the management team at the International Sales Division where he will continue to support NOA’s expansion in the Americas.