John Martin is senior vice president, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA), a position to which he was appointed in January 2014. In this role, Martin reports to José Muñoz, executive vice president, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and also chairman, Management Committee – Nissan North America.
Martin is responsible for managing all facets of Nissan's manufacturing in North America, which includes all supplier and purchasing operations.
Martin joined Nissan Manufacturing U.K. Ltd. in 1991 as a senior controller, Production Control. He since has held a number of roles of increasing responsibility throughout Nissan's operations including general manager, European Logistics Operations; director, Production Control; vice president of Supply Chain Management for Nissan North America, Inc.; and corporate vice president, Supply Chain Management for Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Martin holds a joint honors BSc degree in physics and chemistry from Trinity College University, Dublin, Ireland. He is based at Nissan North America, Inc. in Franklin, Tenn.
(Updated March 2014)