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New Nissan Head For Africa, M/East, India, Europe Region, Assumes Duties April



Nissan Head For Africa

Guillaume Cartier, the new Chairperson Nissan Motor Co. announced for the Africa, Middle East, India, Europe and Oceania (AMIEO) region, recently, is expected to assume duties on Thursday this week. Nissan Head For Africa

Effective April 1, Cartier will lead all Nissan operations in the region. The region covers more than 140 markets across four continents with a population of around 3.8 billion people. This represents more than 30% of global vehicle sales.

Cartier said: “I am thrilled to be leading this culturally rich and diverse region. Especially into a period of unprecedented change for the automotive industry, and with a refreshed range of Nissan models and technologies coming to the market. 

Nissan Head For Africa

“A new period of sustainable growth is beginning for Nissan. This is as we continue to progress the Nissan NEXT transformation plan. This will accelerate our journey towards a fully electrified line-up in Europe by 2023, and bringing our enhanced product line-up to our growing loyal customer base in Africa, the Middle East, India and Oceania.”

Currently Vice-Chairperson of the AMIEO region and AMI President, Cartier first joined Nissan in 1995 as after-sales manager and went on to hold a number of senior management positions in the Alliance, including AMI Chairperson, and head of the Global Datsun Business Unit.

He has also held other positions, such as Executive Officer and Senior Vice President for Mitsubishi Motors, and Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing in Europe. Cartier will report to vice-chief performance officer and chief quality officer, Christian Vandenhende.

Cartier will replace Gianluca De Ficchy. 

Ficchy served for three years as Chairperson of Nissan Europe and latterly of the expanded AMIEO region. De Ficchy takes on a new senior role within the Alliance which is a subject of a separate release. Nissan Head For Africa

De Ficchy said: “I have been proud to lead the region through a challenging period. I am confident that the company is now in a stronger position and with a solid base for future growth. I would like to thank the full team in AMIEO and wish them every success for the future.” is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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