Infiniti Appoints Stefan Weinmann General Manager, Global Communications
HONG KONG, March 18, 2013
HONG KONG, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Infiniti today announced that Stefan
Weinmann has been named General Manager, Infiniti Global Communications,
effective April 1st.
As General Manager, Infiniti Global Communications, Weinmann will be
responsible for leading Infiniti's Global Communications including Product,
Lifestlye, Internal and Corporate Communications.
In this newly created position, he will be based at Infiniti's Hong Kong
Global Headquarters and will report directly to Johan de Nysschen, President
of Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.
"We welcome Stefan to his new role at Infiniti and expect that his previous
experiences will greatly benefit the alignment and performance of Infiniti's
communications globally," said Johan de Nysschen, President, Infiniti Motor
Company Ltd. "Stefan will play a key role in supporting the development of
the Infiniti brand and reputation as we introduce ourselves to premium
customers in new markets around the world."
Weinmann joins Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. from Adam Opel AG in Germany where
most recently he was General Director, Internal and Alliance Communications
with previous responsibility for Opel Corporate Affairs. He held a variety of
external and internal, strategic and tactical and national and international
roles with Opel and General Motors in the 22 years that he worked with the
"It's a privilege to join Infiniti, a growing brand which holds much promise
for an exciting future," said Weinmann. "I look forward to bringing my
experiences to help accelerate Infiniti's presence and performance across the
Weinmann is a German national and has a Mathematics/Economics degree from the
University of Karlsruhe.
Nathalie Greve, Senior Manager, Infiniti Global Communications based in Hong
Kong will report directly to him.
Infiniti, the premium automotive brand, reflects its brand promise "Inspired
Performance" with a model line-up of saloons, coupes, SUVs and crossovers
featuring exhilarating performance, emotive design and cutting edge
technology. Infiniti continues to launch across the globe through a dedicated
network of Infiniti Centres that share a commitment to exceptional hospitality
throughout the entire period of ownership.
oInfiniti was launched in 1989 in the United States. Infiniti's global
footprint expanded into Canada in 1990, Taiwan in 1997, the Middle East in
2004, Korea in 2005 and Russia in 2006. Global expansion continued in 2007
with Infiniti Centres opening in the Ukraine and in one of the world's
fastest growing luxury automotive markets, China. In 2008 Infiniti
launched in Western and Central Europe which has added 19 additional
markets. Infiniti is sold globally in 47 markets to-date.
oSince May 2012, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.'s new global headquarters is
situated in Hong Kong, headed by Johan de Nysschen as President of
Infiniti on 1 July.
oSince the 2011 season Infiniti has been a major partner of the Red Bull
Racing team. In 2012, three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was
appointed Infiniti's first ever Global Brand Ambassador. The team will be
known as Infiniti Red Bull Racing from 2013 season as the relationship
evolves to make Infiniti the title partner and lead technical partner with
a shared engineering expertise that benefits for the race track and the
Contact: Kyle Bazemore, Senior Manager Infiniti Communications, Infiniti
Americas, Mobile: +1-615-439-8404
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