Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn today announced the appointment of Philippe Klein from September 15, 2014, as chief planning officer and a member of the company's Executive Committee following approval by the company's Board of Directors.
Accepting the challenge from Toyota President, Akio Toyoda, Nissan Motor Company Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga undertook his challenge on the afternoon of August 22. Shiga then challenged Mr. Kaetsu, President of Yokohama F. Marinos football team; Mr. Miyatani, President of Nissan Motorsports International; and Mr. Hoshino, CEO of the luxury hotel group, Hoshino Resorts.
Nissan has confirmed Barcelona and Spain midfielder, Andrés Iniesta, as well as Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain captain, Thiago Silva, as their first global ambassadors for its UEFA Champions League partnership.
Through the first seven months of 2014, Nissan has delivered a record-setting performance in North America with sales, market share and vehicle production gains across the region, highlighted by the company's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, which has become the top-producing automotive manufacturing plant in the North American industry so far this year.
On Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area (Habitat GTA), in partnership with Modular Homes and the support of the Nissan Canada Foundation, the home's Title Home Sponsor, presented the Costa family of 14 with keys to their new home, located in the Runnymede area of Toronto.