Nissan Motor Co. has appointed Denis Le Vot to oversee North American sales. Le Vot arrives from Renault, where he has held multiple positions since joining the French automaker.
Le Vot has been appointed senior vice president and chairman of the management committee for Nissan North America effective Jan. 16. He will report to Jose Munoz, chief performance officer. Le Vot leaves his role of senior vice president of chairman of the Eurasia region for Groupe Renault.
Since joining Renault in 1990, Le Vot has held multiple positions in aftersales and served as new cars marketing and sales director in Turkey; vice president, marketing and sales for the Eurasia region; chief operating officer of Renault Russia; and vice president, sales and marketing for Europe/G9.
In 2016, he was appointed senior vice president and chairman of the Eurasia region, with the main markets of Russia, Turkey and Romania. He was appointed as a member of the Renault Management Committee in 2015 and as a member of the board of directors of AVTOVAZ in 2016.