CCO Hiroto Saikawa: "In fiscal year 2014, Nissan emerged as a stronger company with solid results. During my review of the past year, you will see that our results reflect both the progress that we have made to improve our operations and the challenging business environment that exists in some markets, such as the emerging markets."
As Nissan North America focuses on improving employee engagement and alignment during a period of rapid growth, the company has promoted Brian Brockman to director, Internal Communications, effective immediately.
This weekend, the Nissan Micra Cup presented the second event of its inaugural season as part of the biggest Canadian sport event of the year, the Grand Prix du Canada on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal.
The Nissan Micra Cup officially got under way this past weekend with two spectacular races on the Circuit Mont-Tremblant. Both rounds were claimed by the young driver from Thailand, Thanaroj Thanasitnitikate, after two fierce battles that brought trackside spectators to their feet.
Jann Mardenborough, Gaetan Paletou and Ricardo Sanchez took second place in the PRO-AM class of Sunday’s Blancpain Endurance Series race at Silverstone after battling hard for three hours in the #22 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. The sister #23 GT-R finished in a somewhat unlucky 13th position in the PRO class after contact with a backmarker in the opening stint of the race.
As Nissan continues toward its goal of 10 percent market share in the U.S., the company has named Michael Colleran regional vice president, Nissan Northeast Region, effective Jan. 1. Colleran will take over from Gary Frigo, Nissan's current regional vice president, Northeast Region, who has elected to retire at year's end.