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Francois Goupil de Bouille New Vice President, Infiniti Global Operations


HONG KONG--March 25, 2013:  Francois Goupil de Bouille 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 Bouille 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.

"Francois Goupil de Bouille 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, Francois will play a key role in this development."

Goupil de Bouille 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 Bouille had been Managing Director, Nissan Sales, Central & Eastern Europe, as well as Vice President, Sales, for Nissan Europe.

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