NISSAN ANNOUNCES SALES & MARKETING MANAGEMENT CHANGES IN EUROPE
- Guillaume Cartier named Senior Vice President, sales & marketing
- Raoul Picello appointed Vice President, sales operations
Rolle, Switzerland (July 26, 2013) – Nissan announced today that Guillaume Cartier is appointed Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, for Nissan in Europe, effective September 1st, 2013.
Cartier is currently Vice President, Sales Operations, for Nissan in Europe. He will replace Paul Willcox, who has decided to leave the company to pursue other professional opportunities.
Cartier joined Nissan in 1995 and has served in sales and marketing roles in Nissan France, Nissan Great Britain, and Nissan Nordics before leading sales operations at the European level. Under his direction, Nissan recorded its best-ever European market share in 2012. Cartier will continue to be based at Nissan International SA in Rolle, Switzerland.
Commenting on his appointment, Trevor Mann, Executive Vice President and Chairman of Nissan’s Africa, Middle East, India and European region (AMIE) said: “Throughout his career, Guillaume has been a key contributor to the company, including leading Nissan in Europe to its best-ever market share last year. His appointment comes as we’re making strong strides towards our goal of becoming the Number One Asian brand in the region. We are confident that under Guillaume’s leadership, we will aggressively expand our European presence.”
Raoul Picello has been appointed as Vice President, Sales Operations, for Nissan in Europe, replacing Cartier. Picello joined Nissan in September 2012, bringing with him 23 years of sales and marketing experience in the automobile industry. Picello will report to Cartier in his new role.
Picello’s successor will be announced in due course.