September 27, 2017

Peterborough, New Hampshire – Earlier this summer, following Jim Geary’s retirement announcement, New Hampshire Ball Bearings named Gerry Fay executive vice president. His official start-date was July 1, 2017.

Gerry is currently in charge of manufacturing operations for the HiTech Division in Peterborough, New Hampshire and the Precision Division in Chatsworth, California. He is also head of sales and marketing.

Gerry comes to NHBB with a proven track record of success and an aptitude for managing change. He joined MinebeaMitsumi in August of 1990 in the United Kingdom and has held various management positions within the MinebeaMitsumi Group of companies for the past 27 years. For the last eight years, Gerry has served as President of NMB Technologies Corp, NHBB’s sister company in the US. He was appointed Group Executive Officer of MinebeaMitsumi in July of 2015.

Jim Geary, who announced his retirement earlier this year, plans to stay on with NHBB in a reduced role for a time, providing continuity, taking on some special project work, and assisting with the transition of responsibilities.

About NHBB and MinebeaMitsumi

New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of precision bearings and complex bearing assemblies for the global aerospace, defense, medical, dental, and high technology markets. Its product mix includes precision miniature and instrument ball bearings, large ball and roller bearings for aircraft engines, and specialized rod end and spherical bearings for a wide array of aircraft applications.

NHBB is a subsidiary of MinebeaMitsumi Inc., a comprehensive precision components manufacturer with 59 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries with approximately 91,000 employees worldwide. MinebeaMitsumi is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TYO:6479).

Gerry Fay, Executive VP, NHBB