CHIEF: Francois Goupil de Bouille
Francois Goupil de Bouille has been named the new Vice President for Infiniti in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
In his new role, Mr Goupil de Bouille will be responsible for managing Infiniti’s entire business and steering their growth plan in this region.
He succeeds Fintan Knight, who has elected to pursue interests outside of the company, and will report to Johan de Nysschen, President of Infiniti.
Mr de Nysschen said: “Francois Goupil de Bouille 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.
“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 organization in preparation of future growth.
“I am grateful for his contributions and wish him all the best for his future endeavours.”
Mr 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 and aftersales in countries such as France, Hungary, Switzerland and Russia.