John R. Buchan
John Buchan was appointed Interim Executive Vice President of the Mobile Solutions and Power Solutions groups in 2019, and previously served as the Mobile Solutions group’s Vice President of Operations. Buchan joined NN as part of the Autocam acquisition in 2014, where he served as Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining Autocam in 2002, Buchan worked at Benteler Automotive in various technical leadership roles culminating as Executive Vice President of the Exhaust Products Group. He has spent his entire career in operations roles, beginning with General Motors Central Foundry and Rochester Products Divisions. Buchan holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in manufacturing management, both from the General Motors Institute. Buchan also serves on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards.
J. Andrew Wall
Andrew Wall joined NN in January 2022 as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to joining NN, he held numerous marketing and sales, strategy, general management, and factory and field service operations roles with ABB, Ltd., a publicly held, global manufacturer of heavy electrical equipment and automation technology. Most recently, Wall served as Vice President, Product Marketing and Sales, Electrification U.S. He serves on the Board of Directors for Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, an industry-funded, industry-led initiative focused on accelerating cleantech innovation and the cleantech economy of North Carolina. Wall holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Management from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from Elon University.
D. Gail Nixon
Gail Nixon joined NN in 2007 and was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in 2018. She previously served as Vice President of Human Resources and has held multiple HR leadership roles within the company. Nixon began her career in the non-profit sector, and from 2000-2007, she held various accounting and human resources positions with a multi-state healthcare organization, ultimately serving as its corporate human resources director. Nixon is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and has earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional designations.