NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan is saying a realignment of its senior management group as the corporate continues to execute the worldwide Nissan NEXT transformation plan, specializing in the significance of the U.S. market to ship sustainable enterprise efficiency and buyer worth. The realignment shall be efficient November 1.

David Kershaw has been named division vice chairman, Vendor Community Improvement and Buyer High quality for the U.S. and Canada. He shall be chargeable for all Vendor Community Improvement operations for each Nissan and INFINITI manufacturers, optimizing income streams and rising model energy. Kershaw has been with Nissan since 1990 and has held numerous advertising and gross sales positions together with division vice chairman, Nissan Gross sales & Regional Operations and vice chairman of Nissan’s Southeast and Northeast areas.

Judy Wheeler has been named division vice chairman, Nissan Gross sales & Regional Operations for the U.S., chargeable for the sphere gross sales group and leads gross sales operations, distribution, fleet and authorized pre-owned gross sales. Wheeler can also be a longtime Nissan veteran, serving as division vice chairman, Vendor Community Improvement and Buyer High quality, vice chairman of gross sales for Nissan, vice chairman of Nissan’s Southeast Area and advertising director of Nissan Canada.


Allyson Witherspoon has been named vice chairman and U.S. Chief Advertising Officer (CMO). Witherspoon is chargeable for advertising communications and media, information innovation and buyer expertise, enhancing model worth, buyer belief and insights, and product advertising. Most not too long ago Witherspoon was vice chairman, Advertising Communications and Media, and he or she has additionally served as normal supervisor for International Model Engagement for Nissan in Japan and as director of Advertising Communications for INFINITI.


Dan Mohnke is appointed vice chairman, eCommerce, main a group targeted on on-line commerce efforts to assist put together the enterprise to reply to altering business and client behaviors. Most not too long ago, Mohnke was vice chairman, Buyer Journey & Knowledge Innovation and has additionally served as a vice chairman in a wide range of gross sales and advertising features.

“At Nissan we’re altering our product, altering our enterprise and altering our tradition and that’s all pushed by our individuals and our difficult spirit,” stated Michael Colleran, senior vice chairman, Nissan U.S. Advertising & Gross sales. “The realigned govt group has the instruments and the expertise to take the Americas to the subsequent chapter within the Nissan NEXT plan.”

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