SOURCE: Nissan Group of North America

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March 14, 2017 12:00 ET

Nissan announces U.S. senior management changes

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - March 14, 2017) - Nissan today announced executive changes in its field sales and marketing organization aimed at boosting the company's sales performance.

Jason Stoicevich, formerly regional director, Cadillac Western Region at General Motors, joins the Nissan team as regional vice president, Nissan Western Region. He will be based in Irvine, California, and will report to Christian Meunier, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing and Operations, Nissan North America (NNA) and Chairman, Nissan Canada, Inc.

In his new role, Stoicevich will have responsibility for regional sales, marketing, contest & incentive spending, distribution, aftersales, dealer network development, financial controls and dealer and customer satisfaction for the Nissan Division in the U.S. Western Region.

Jason Stoicevich replaces Anne Corrao, who will take over a leadership role in the Sales and Marketing Division at NNA Headquarters, in Franklin. Anne's role is subject of a forthcoming management announcement.

"With his extensive background on the west coast, Jason brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience to strengthen Nissan's position in this important region," said Meunier. "We are looking forward to Anne returning to headquarters to play a critical role for the brand."

In 2016, Nissan set an all-time record with more than 1.5 million U.S. sales, an increase of more than 5 percent year-over-year. Nissan celebrated its "Year of the Truck" in 2016, with launches of new TITAN, Pathfinder, Armada and Rogue models. In 2017, Nissan is expanding the Rogue family with the addition of the new Rogue Sport.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

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