SOURCE: INFINITI Motor Company, Ltd.

INFINITI Motor Company, Ltd.

October 16, 2017 19:30 ET

INFINITI Motor Company names Christian Meunier Global Division Vice President, Global Marketing and Sales Operations

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - October 16, 2017) - Christian Meunier, currently Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing and Operations, Nissan North America, and Chairman, Nissan Canada, Inc., is appointed to the new position of Global Division Vice President, Global Marketing and Sales Operations, INFINITI Motor Company.

In this new role, Meunier will be responsible for all marketing and sales operations for INFINITI globally. Meunier will report directly to Roland Krueger, Chairman and Global President of INFINITI, and Senior Vice President of Nissan Motor Corporation. Meunier will be based in Franklin, Tenn., and will spend time in INFINITI's global headquarters in Hong Kong to manage and guide the global sales and marketing operations.

"Christian brings a wealth of global experience and knows the premium automotive sector very well," said Krueger. "In this newly created role and with his leadership, we are setting INFINITI up for future continued success. All INFINITI sales regions will report to Christian and I am looking forward to continued growth of our brand." INFINITI just posted its 17th consecutive monthly global sales record, an 11% increase from January to September 2017, compared to last year.

Meunier began his career at Nissan Group in 2002 as general manager, Market Management and Sales Operations for Nissan Europe. He then held a variety of positions, including general manager, Product Marketing and Vice President, Sales Operations. Meunier became vice president, Marketing for Nissan North America in 2007.

In 2010, Meunier became president of Nissan Brazil, where he led a significant turnaround of the company, and Nissan became Brazil's fastest growing automotive brand for three consecutive years. In 2013, Meunier was named president of Nissan Canada, making again Nissan the fastest growing automotive brand in Canada under his tenure.

Meunier has a master's degree from EDHEC Business School in Lille, France.

About INFINITI:
INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with representations in 50 markets around the world. The INFINITI brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China. INFINITI design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi (near Yokohama), London, San Diego and Beijing. INFINITI is in the middle of a major product offensive. The brand has been widely acclaimed for its daring design and innovative driver-assistance technologies. From the 2016 season, INFINITI is a technical partner of the Renault Sport Formula One team, contributing its expertise in hybrid performance.

More information about INFINITI and its industry-leading technologies can be found at www.infiniti.com. You can also follow INFINITI on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and see all our latest videos on YouTube.

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Contact Information

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    For INFINITI Global Communications:

    Trevor Hale
    General Manager, Global Communications
    INFINITI MOTOR COMPANY LTD.
    T: +852 3948 0145
    M: +852 9664 1271

    For INFINITI U.S. Communications:

    Alex Amelang
    Manager, U.S. Corporate Communications
    615-725-1455
    alexandra.amelang@infiniti.com