Nissan appoints Audi’s ex-CEO to run Infiniti

Johan de NysschenThere you have it ladies and gentleman – shortly after resigning his CEO position at Audi USA, Johan de Nysschen has announced that he will be taking charge as senior vice president of Nissan Motor Company in charge of the Infiniti division, and joins effective July 1, 2012.

de Nysschen will be reporting directly to Andy Palmer Nissan Motor Company Executive Vice President, product planning, business strategy, marketing communications and responsible for the Infiniti division. He will be relocated to Infiniti’s new global headquarters in Hong Kong.

“We have exciting and ambitious plans for improving the Infiniti brand including introducing new models in all markets where premium customer demand exists,” said Palmer. “Johan is a highly successful global luxury automotive executive and his leadership of Infiniti will be a key factor in realizing the potential of the Infiniti brand.”

– By: Omar Rana