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Nissan announces executive management change

Nissan announces executive management change

 

YOKOHAMA, Japan (March 26, 2018) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the following executive appointment effective April 1, 2018.

Gianluca de Ficchy, CEO of RCI Bank and Services, is appointed Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Management Committee for Nissan in Europe. In this role, he will report to Chief Performance Officer José Muñoz. This follows the decision of Paul Willcox to leave the business for personal reasons.

De Ficchy joined Groupe Renault in 2001. In 2014, he was appointed CEO of RCI Bank and Services, the financial services arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

 

 

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2017, the company sold 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.9 trillion yen. On April 1, 2017, the company embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year plan targeting a 30% increase in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by the end of fiscal 2022, along with cumulative free cash flow of 2.5 trillion yen. As part of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, the company plans to extend its leadership in electric vehicles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a global workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is today the world’s largest automotive partnership, with combined sales of more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

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ABOUT NISSAN IN EUROPE

Nissan has one of the most comprehensive European presences of any overseas manufacturer, employing more than 17,000 staff across locally-based design, research & development, manufacturing, logistics and sales & marketing operations. Last year Nissan plants in the UK, Spain and Russia produced more than 640,000 vehicles including award-winning crossovers, commercial vehicles and the Nissan LEAF, the world’s most popular electric vehicle. Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision is designed to guide Nissan’s product and technology pipeline and this 360 degree approach to the future of mobility will anchor critical company decisions around how cars are powered, how cars are driven, and how cars integrate into society. Nissan is positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe.   

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Jesse Verstraete
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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan)
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Stuart Jackson
Vice President of Communications for Nissan Europe