Francois Dossa Named President Of Nissan Brazil

               Francois Dossa Named President Of Nissan Brazil

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Nissan today announced that
Francois Dossa, currently Nissan Brazil's general director of finance and
administration, is appointed president of Nissan Brazil, effective Jan. 1,
2013. Dossa will assume the presidential responsibilities of Christian
Meunier, who was recently named president of Nissan Canada.

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Prior to joining Nissan Brazil in April 2012, Dossa was CEO of Latin American
and Brazilian operations at Societe Generale. He has also worked as export
finance director at Paribas bank in France and commercial manager at Alstom
Brazil. Dossa holds a degree in economics from the HEC Paris Business School.

Dossa takes on the role as Nissan Brazil continues its path of significant
growth and works toward the company's goal of 5 percent market share by 2016.
In an effort to reach that goal, Nissan Brazil plans to introduce eight new
models by 2016, open a new manufacturing plant in Resende, Rio, and is the
official automotive sponsor of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games™.
Nissan Brazil also wowed Sao Paulo Motor Show attendees with the unveiling of
the Nissan Extrem, a new concept car specifically designed for the Brazilian

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strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all,
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first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous
international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the
Year award.

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