Infiniti appoints new EMEA vice president
Dubai, March 30, 2014
Infiniti has appointed Francois Goupil de Bouillé as its new vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective from April 1.
In his new role, Goupil de Bouille will be responsible for managing Infiniti’s entire business and steering its growth plan in this region.
He succeeds Fintan Knight who has elected to pursue interests outside of the company.
Goupil de Bouillé is currently vice president, Global Operations, for Infiniti based in Hong Kong.
He will also have full market responsibility for the Asia and Oceania region. He will be based at Infiniti’s EMEA headquarters in Rolle, Switzerland and continue to report to Johan de Nysschen, president, Infiniti Motor Company.
“Francois Goupil de Bouillé is a proven automotive leader who has a wealth of experience in Europe. He is one of our most senior executives and has an impressive track record. I am looking forward to his leadership particularly as we prepare for the launch of the Q30 in 2015”, said de Nysschen.
“Fintan Knight has played a key role in shaping Infiniti as a modern and young challenger brand with an attitude. At the same time, he transformed the EMEA organisation in preparation of future growth. I am grateful for his contributions and wish him all the best for his future endeavours,” he added. - TradeArabia News Service