Nissan Motor Corporation. Incorporates INFINITI into Middle East operations
Nissan Motor Corporation has announced changes to its management and operational structures across key verticals in the Middle East, aimed at further boosting its successful operations across the region.
Under the new structure, which came into effect on July 1st, 2022, a newly created INFINITI Middle East business unit will be integrated into the wider Nissan Middle East network.
Having already a strong presence and heritage in the region, Nissan seeks to place a strategic focus on INFINITI to further consolidate its leadership position and create a strong governance structure, a press statement indicated.
As of this week, Thierry Sabbagh, currently President, Nissan Saudi Arabia and Managing Director, Nissan Middle East, will now also be responsible for INFINITI Middle East operations.
“INFINITI in the Middle East and Nissan operations in Saudi Arabia are instrumental to our presence in the region and I am confident that senior managers appointed to new roles will excel in their respective positions, paving the way towards an exciting future for us in the region,” stated Sabbagh.
In addition, the company announced Andrew McLaughlan to be the new Managing Director of INFINITI Middle East. Moving from his role as Aftersales Director, Nissan Middle East.
Furthermore, Adib Takieddine, previously Sales Operations, Vehicle Volume Management & Corporate Planning Director, Nissan Middle East, will assume the role of Managing Director at Nissan Saudi Arabia. Both McLaughlan and Takieddine will report to Sabbagh.