Leon Dorssers is vice president, Dealer Network Development for Nissan North America, Inc., a position to which he was appointed in April 2012. In this role, he reports to Fred Diaz, senior vice president, Nissan Sales & Marketing and Operations U.S., and is responsible for all activities around dealer network development across the North American region for Nissan.
Dorssers joined Nissan in 1992 and has held various positions across Europe including assignments in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Madrid and most recently Antwerp, Belgium. He served as the managing director of a major Nissan dealership from 2005 to 2007 and as the general manager of Network Development of Nissan Iberia, S.A. where he was responsible for developing key dealer network initiatives in the Spanish market.
From 2009 until April 2012, he served as the managing director of Nissan Belgium and Luxemburg. In this role, Dorssers led the brand to achieve the No. 1 Asian brand position in the market while carrying out a fundamental reorganization in dealer network and Nissan organizations.
Dorssers holds a master's degree in Econometrics and Operations Research from the University of Tilburg in The Netherlands. He is based in Franklin, Tenn.
(Updated April 2014)