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Nissan announces regular senior management appointments

Auto News - Published on Thu, 14 Mar 2019

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Nissan Motor Co Ltd announced senior management appointments, effective April 1, 2019. The appointments cover the positions of senior vice president (SVP), corporate vice president and vice president, and include changes to areas of responsibility. Further changes are planned for separate announcement following consideration of recommendations made by the Special Committee for Improving Governance.

Corporate officer appointments and areas of responsibility
NameNew TitleCurrentNew responsibilitiesCurrent responsibilities
Jose Luis Valls(No change)SVPMC NA, chairmanMC LATAM, chairman
Yusuke TakahashiSVPCVPGlobal HR, Organization Development, SecretariatGlobal HR Planning and Japan HR, Secretariat
Kent OHaraSVPCVP(No change)Global Aftersales
Seiji HondaSVPCVP(No change)Manufacturing Operations
Christian Meunier*CVPIML(No change)MC Infiniti, chairman
Kazuhiko Murata*CVPVPPowertrain Production EngineeringYokohama Plant, plant manager
Takeshi Yamaguchi*CVPNNACustomer Performance&CAE / Test EngineeringR&D Nissan Americas, SVP

Newly appointed VPs and areas of responsibility
NameTitleNew responsibilitiesCurrent responsibilities
Francois BaillyVPNissan LCVProgram Director, Alliance LCV
Osamu GotoVPGovernment Affairs, IP PromotionSenior advisor
Yasuhiko ObataVPOppama Plant, plant managerMFG&SC ASEAN
Guy RodriguezVPMC LATAM, chairmanM&S LATAM, divisional VP
Tamiyo WadaVPYokohama Plant, plant managerVehicle Production Engineering

Corporate officers and VPs leaving the company
Denis Le Vot (SVP)Return to Renault as of April 1, 2019
Hiroshi Nagaoka (CVP)Transfer to Mitsubishi Motors Corporation as of April 1, 2019
Atsuhiko Hayakawa (VP)Transfer to Nissan Kohki Co., Ltd. as of April 1, 2019
Shoichi Matsumoto (VP)Transfer to Envision AESC Japan Co., Ltd. as of April 1, 2019
Toru Takahashi (VP)Transfer to Nissan Creative Services Co., Ltd. as of April 1, 2019
Osamu Hashimoto (VP)Transfer to Nissan Automotive Technology Co., Ltd. as of April 1, 2019
Arun Bajaj (SVP)Leave the company as of March 11, 2019
Hiroaki Ishii (VP)Leave the company as of March 31, 2019

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Thu, 14 Mar 2019
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