Nissan: Nissan announces comparison government changes in North America

Posted on 09. Dec, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan now announced a array of comparison government appointments in North America dictated to strengthen a company’s swell towards a “Power 88” mid-term business devise goals.

In North America, a association has done clever swell on improving a handling distinction by a solid tide of well-received new product launches. These new products have led to unchanging expansion in Nissan’s car, crossover and SUV sales and have helped a association benefit marketplace share in a U.S. in 7 of a final 8 years.

Today’s changes will strengthen a execution of a company’s Nissan Division U.S. teams and place some-more concentration on trucks and light blurb vehicles, that are pivotal event areas for Nissan with a launch of a all-new TITAN XD and other lorry products.

“Today, we’re announcing changes to a North American care group that will strengthen a execution of a business fundamentals as we conduct into a final 16 months of a ‘Power 88′ mid-term business plan,” pronounced José Muñoz, executive clamp president, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and chairman, Nissan North America (NNA). “We are now staid to gain on a poignant investments we have done in a trucks with a launch of a all-new Nissan Titan, and these changes will support a ability to do so.”

All changes are effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Christian Meunier, now president, Nissan Canada, Inc., is allocated comparison clamp president, Nissan Sales Marketing and Operations, NNA. Meunier will also reason a pretension of chairman, Nissan Canada. In his new role, Meunier will lead a operations of a Nissan Division in both a U.S. and Canada, including all sales, selling communications, indication line code management, tools and service, product planning, trucks and light blurb vehicles, patron peculiarity and play network growth functions.

Over a final 3 years, Meunier has led a Nissan Canada group to record volume and marketplace share by effective selling programs and a strengthening of a play network. He will news to Muñoz.
“Nissan’s business in Canada has softened almost underneath Christian’s watch and is delivering unchanging opening improvements,” pronounced Muñoz. “We demeanour brazen to Christian’s care of Nissan Division’s business in a U.S. and Canada.”
Fred Diaz, now comparison clamp president, Nissan Sales Marketing and Operations U.S., NNA, is named to a position of multiplication clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, NNA, with shortcoming for trucks and light blurb vehicles opposite a U.S., Canada and Mexico. In this newly shaped role, Diaz will use his endless lorry knowledge to concentration on building a holistic business devise for Nissan’s blurb vehicles opposite a North American region.

During his reign heading Nissan Division in a U.S., Diaz helped strengthen a division’s concentration on trucks and blurb vehicles and supposing critical superintendence for a launch of a all-new TITAN XD full-size pick-up truck. In his new role, Diaz will news to Meunier.
Judy Wheeler, now clamp president, Nissan Southeast Region, NNA, is named clamp president, Sales, Nissan Division U.S. with shortcoming for heading a Nissan Division sales operations, car operations and swift functions. Wheeler will be formed in Franklin and news to Meunier. She will be accountable for all facets of Nissan’s U.S. domestic sales activities including sales policies, objectives and initiatives with a concentration on augmenting income and distinction era for a Nissan code and play network.
Dan Mohnke is allocated clamp president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager (CMM) Marketing Operations, Nissan Division U.S, with shortcoming for heading a selling operations teams, including pricing, incentives and selling analytics for Nissan in a U.S.

“I’d like to appreciate Dan for his clever care of a Nissan Division sales classification during a transitionary period,” pronounced Muñoz.

Billy Hayes will lapse to Nissan as clamp president, Nissan Southeast Region, NNA, and will be formed in Atlanta. Most recently, Hayes was clamp president, Distribution and Accessories during Southeast Toyota Distributors and, before that, had a 10-year career during Nissan in marketplace representation, play operations, patron compensation and tellurian resources. When he left Nissan in Jul 2014, Hayes was clamp president, Global Sales and Marketing Program Director, Zero Emission Vehicles for Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Michael Bunce, now clamp president, Light Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Nissan North America, is allocated clamp president, Product Planning, NNA. In this role, Bunce will news to Meunier and will be obliged for modernized and product formulation for all Nissan vehicles via North America. Bunce’s prior light blurb car responsibilities will now be managed as partial of Diaz’s new role.
David Kershaw, now director, Dealer Network Strategy, Sales Marketing, is promoted to clamp president, Dealer Network Development, NNA and will news to Meunier. In this position, he will be obliged for all activities associated to play network growth in a U.S. for Nissan Division.
Tim Gilbert, now director, Dealer Network Development, NNA, is named director, Dealer Network Strategy, NNA and will news to Kershaw.  In his new role, Gilbert will be obliged for altogether play network growth dialect devise and coordination within a U.S. while also heading play network growth crew in a infancy of Nissan’s U.S. regions.
Eric Rogers, now ubiquitous manager, play network development, NNA, is named director, play network development, NNA and will news to Kershaw. Rogers’ purpose will be focused on heading play network growth crew in dual of Nissan’s U.S. regions along with bill coordination for a play network growth function.

Joni Paiva, now director, CMM, Versa/Sentra/Juke, is named president, Nissan Canada. In his new role, Joni will have day-to-day shortcoming for all Nissan operations in Canada, including sales and marketing, finance, play network, product and corporate planning, aftersales, legal, tellurian resources and a serf sales financial company. Paiva will news to Meunier in his new purpose as chairman, Nissan Canada. Paiva’s deputy will be a theme of a after announcement.

Stephen Lester, handling director, Infiniti Canada, will now news directly to Randy Parker, clamp president, Infiniti Americas, for all Infiniti Canada business.

Leon Dorssers, now clamp president, Dealer Network Development, NNA, is promoted to corporate clamp president, Dealer Network Development during Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and will news to Daniele Schillaci, executive clamp president, Global Marketing and Sales, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Leon will assume a tellurian responsibilities of strengthening a play network growth in any region, identifying new sell opportunities and pity best practices of patron knowledge network opposite Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun. 

“I’d like to appreciate Leon for his mutation of a play network activities in North America and a many successes that have definitely shabby a Nissan and Infiniti play networks,” pronounced Muñoz.
Pierre Loing, now clamp president, Product Planning, NNA, is named multiplication ubiquitous manager, Lifecycle Management, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. He will news to Schillaci in Japan and will manage a Global Lifecycle Management function.

“Pierre has done pivotal contributions to a growth of Nissan’s successful core indication strategy,” pronounced Muñoz. “His care on plotting a destiny indication devise for Nissan and Infiniti products via North America has set a association adult for success in a entrance years, and we wish him continued success in Japan.”
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.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in history. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during

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