NISSAN ANNOUNCES SENIOR LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS IN AMERICAS

Posted on 28. Jan, 2011 by in Nissan Canada

01.28.2011

,FRANKLIN, Tenn.

NISSAN ANNOUNCES SENIOR LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS
IN AMERICAS

Nissan Americas now announced comparison care changes dictated to encourage serve formation of a peculiarity and prolongation activities opposite a segment and raise a concentration of marketplace and consumer comprehension in a business processes. The following appointments are effective immediately:

  • Brad Thacker, now clamp president, Business Transformation and Corporate Services, is named clamp president, Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS). He will be obliged for ensuring finish compensation among Nissan and Infiniti owners opposite a Americas region, that includes Canada, a U.S., Mexico, Brazil, and 37 additional markets in Latin America and a Caribbean. His responsibilities will also embody Nissans Product Safety department. Thacker, 44, assimilated Nissan in Aug 2005 as director, Product Quality Assurance, from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc., where he hold responsibilities in prolongation and quality. He has a bachelor’s grade in economics from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C.
  • Kevin Martin, now clamp president, TCS, is named to a newly combined position of clamp president, Manufacturing Quality. In this purpose he will be obliged for ensuring a companys concentration on product peculiarity opposite a whole operation of cars, trucks and blurb vehicles including retailer and prolongation quality. Martin, 48, assimilated Nissan in Aug 2006 as director, TCS, from Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing, North America where he hold a array of government positions. He warranted a bachelor’s grade in engineering from Western Carolina University.
  • Dave Mazur, now clamp president, Market Intelligence, is named to a newly combined position of clamp president, Market Intelligence, Business Transformation Corporate Services. He will be obliged for Nissans marketplace and consumer investigate efforts in a Americas as good as a companys structured problem-solving and business routine alleviation efforts. He also takes on slip of a companys confidence operations and comforts management. Mazur, 52, assimilated Nissan in Dec 2006 from General Motors where he served as executive director, North America Advanced Vehicle Development and Portfolio Planning. He binds a bachelors grade in automatic engineering from a University of Michigan-Dearborn and a masters grade in business administration from Harvard.
  • Mark Swenson, now clamp president, Vehicle Production Manufacturing Engineering, is named clamp president, Vehicle Production, Manufacturing Engineering Component Facilities. His stream responsibilities embody handling Nissans prolongation engineering activities in Smyrna, Tenn., Canton, Miss., and Cuernavaca and Aguascalientes, Mexico and overseeing prolongation engineering efforts during a Nissan Technical Center North America in Farmington Hills, Mich. In his newly stretched purpose Swenson will additionally be obliged for Nissans member prolongation in a U.S., including a powertrain plant in Decherd, Tenn., and a modernized lithium-ion battery prolongation trickery now underneath construction in Smyrna, Tenn. Swenson, 44, assimilated Nissan in 1989 as a product operative and given afterwards has progressed by a array of government positions in physique and stamping engineering and manufacturing. He binds a bachelor’s of scholarship grade from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tenn.

These changes simulate a significance that peculiarity and a voice of a patron will play as we enhance Nissans product portfolio and participation via a Americas region, pronounced Carlos Tavares, Chairman, Nissan Americas. With newly tangible roles these executives and their particular teams will be means to whet a concentration on specific aspects of peculiarity and prolongation to expostulate region-wide results. At a same time, Daves slip of both marketplace comprehension and a informal business processes will assistance us some-more directly interpret what we hear from business into actionable alleviation plans, that is vicious in an increasingly rival marketplace environment.

In their new assignments, Thacker, Martin and Swenson will news to Bill Krueger, comparison clamp president, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management and Total Customer Satisfaction, Nissan Americas. Mazur will news to Scott Becker, comparison clamp president, Administration Finance, Nissan Americas.

In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program 2010 and has been famous as a 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of a Year by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America, a Nissan LEAF and 0 emissions can be found during www.NissanUSA.com.

Contact:
Paula Angelo
Nissan Americas
Tel #: (615) 725-5828

www.nissannews.com

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