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François Goupil De Bouillé New Vice President, Infiniti Global Operations

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HONG KONG – Marc 26, 2013: François Goupil de Bouillé has been appointed Infiniti Vice President, Global Operations, effective March 1. In this capacity, he is responsible for the entire Infiniti Sales, Aftersales, Retail Network Development and Customer Care business worldwide. This position also includes full market responsibility for Infiniti’s Asia/Oceania region. He is based in Hong Kong and reports to Johan de Nysschen, President of Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. Before, Goupil de Bouillé was Vice President and Managing Director for Nissan’s Region East with responsibility for Russia and the Ukraine, Nissan’s largest growth markets in recent years.

“François Goupil de Bouillé is a great addition to the Infiniti leadership team,” said de Nysschen. “We are building a strong and highly-capable management team as we set up Infiniti for further growth around the world. Based on his broad international experience and proven track record, François will play a key role in this development.”

Goupil de Bouillé is a seasoned automotive professional who spent his 30-year professional life at Ford and Nissan. His successful international career includes leadership positions in Sales, Marketing & Aftersales in countries such as France, Hungary, Switzerland and Russia. Under his leadership, Nissan emerged as the No 1 Japanese brand in Russia and tripled its annual sales from 50,000 to 150,000. Prior to his record-setting in Russia, Goupil de Bouillé had been Managing Director, Nissan Sales, Central & Eastern Europe, as well as Vice President, Sales, for Nissan Europe.

Goupil de Bouillé is a French national. He holds a Master’s degree from the EM Lyon Business School.