Nissan: Nissan announces care changes in North America

Posted on 15. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan now announced care changes within a North American prolongation operations.

Randy Knight, now clamp president, Manufacturing, Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, will retire on Apr 1, 2017 after 33 years of use to Nissan. Under his leadership, a Smyrna Manufacturing operation achieved poignant peculiarity and opening improvements, and became a highest-volume car prolongation trickery in North America. 

“Randy has been an effective and well-respected personality in Smyrna given presumption his stream post in 2013,” pronounced José Muñoz, arch opening officer, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and chairman, Nissan North America. “I would like to appreciate Randy for his dedicated use and care and wish him good in a future.”

Knight assimilated Nissan in 1983 as a prolongation technician in a Smyrna Paint Plant. He was promoted to area manager in Material Handling in 1990 and after was promoted to government positions in several areas of a plant. Knight was named executive and plant manager of a Stamping Plant in 2002, executive and plant manager of a Trim and Chassis Plant in 2004, and executive of Material Handling and Manufacturing Support in 2013.

On Jan 1, 2017, Heath Holtz, now emissary handling director, Manufacturing, Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, is named clamp president, Manufacturing, Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, replacing Randy Knight. Heath will have shortcoming for a operation of Nissan’s Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant including safety, quality, operations, capability and environmental compliance. He will news to John Martin, comparison clamp president, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management Purchasing, Nissan North America.

Holtz assimilated Nissan North America in Mar 2006 as manager of car operations. Between afterwards and Jul 2012, he hold a series of positions including dialect manager, Material Handling, and director, North America Logistics. In Jul 2012, he changed to Japan as emissary ubiquitous manager, and afterwards to England to take adult a purpose of clamp president, Supply Chain Management, Nissan Europe, a year later.

About Nissan North America
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 and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2015, a association sole some-more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating income of 12.2 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan manages operations in 6 regions: ASEAN Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and Mitsubishi Motors given 2016 underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance.

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Parul Bajaj
Nissan North America
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