José Muñoz is senior vice president, Sales & Marketing, Customer Quality and Dealer Network Development, Nissan Americas.
Muñoz joined Nissan in 2004 after a career that included more than 10 years of management positions with other various automotive companies in Europe. He began his Nissan career as general manager, Dealer Development for Nissan Europe. He then became the managing director of Nissan Iberia, S.A. (NIBSA). Prior to being appointed to his current position, Muñoz represented Mexico, LAC and Brazil on the Management Committee - Americas. He led the NMEX, NLAC and NBA Sales and Marketing functions as well as the Customer Quality and Dealer Network Development organization across the Americas.
In 2009, Muñoz was named president of Nissan Mexicana (NMEX) and under his leadership, the NMEX organization achieved the highest market share in Nissan's history and saw a 42-month run of sales leadership in Mexico. Muñoz was also responsible for developing key dealer network initiatives that led to significant improvements across NMEX's sales network.
Muñoz holds a doctoral degree in nuclear engineering from Polytechnic University of Madrid and a master's of business administration from Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid. He has also completed other executive management programs from Cranfield School of Management in the U.K. and INSEAD Business School in France.
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