Mitsubishi names Sicker president of Oil & Gas Division
By Keefe Borden29 April 2021
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America has named Michael Sicker as president of its Oil & Gas Division. He succeeds Hiroaki Osaki, who retired from his rle as president but will continue to serve as chairman of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation, Japan.
In addition to his new role as president, Sicker will continue to serve as MHIA’s global account manager for ExxonMobil, responsible for integrating solutions that maximize customer value. Mitsubishi’s Oil & Gas Division makes LNG turbomachinery and offers engineering, digital and research solutions.
Sicker, who has served in various senior management positions in the oil and gas industry, has worked for several Mitsubishi Group companies throughout his 30-year career, playing critical roles in the formation of MHI’s tire machinery division in Ohio and most recently MHI Compressor International Corporation’s Texas manufacturing and service facility.
Sicker started with Mitsubishi in 1992 as a business development manager. He was later named, vice president, business development in October 2012. He wsa then named vice president, MHI Oil & Gas and later senior vice president, oil & gas division.
“Since my career began with Mitsubishi International Corporation, I have grown to truly appreciate the company’s strong customer focus and deep commitment to managing operations with honesty and integrity,” Sicker said. “I look forward to the responsibility of delivering state-of-the-art compression systems as well as identifying and leading business opportunities for the MHI Group’s turbomachinery, engineering and next-generation business solutions.”
Sicker holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University, along with an MBA from Akron University.