Kent O'Hara is vice president, Afersales for Nissan North America, Inc., a position to which he was appointed in April 2014. In this role, he reports to Fred Diaz, senior vice president, Nissan Sales & Marketing and Parts & Service, U.S. and is responsible for all aftersales activities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Prior to this appointment, O'Hara was senior director, Aftersales. Before that he was director, Parts & Accessories Marketing and Sales. O'Hara joined Nissan in 2008.
Before joining Nissan, O'Hara was a partner at Carlisle & Company; global planning manager, Marketing & Ssales/Aftersales at Ford Motor Company; senior manager, Marketing & Sales/Aftersales at American Honda Motor Company; and manufacturing operations manager at Eskco.
O'Hara holds an MBA from University of Cincinnati and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Wheaton College. He is based in Franklin, Tenn.
(Updated April 2014)