Antonio Lasaga Appointed Infiniti Global Head of Human Resources

       Antonio Lasaga Appointed Infiniti Global Head of Human Resources

PR Newswire

HONG KONG, March 21, 2013

HONG KONG, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Antonio Lasaga (40) has been
appointed General Manager, Global Head of Infiniti Human Resources effective
March 1. In this role, he is responsible for all Infiniti HR matters globally
with a specific focus on talent acquisition and talent management in order to
support the company's growth plans. He is based at Infiniti's Global
Headquarters in Hong Kong and reports directly to Infiniti Motor Company Ltd
President, Johan de Nysschen.

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"I am very pleased about Antonio Lasaga joining the Infiniti leadership team,"
said de Nysschen. "We are putting a highly diverse team of internationally
experienced leaders in place as we are questing to develop Infiniti into a
globally recognized and highly successful premium car brand. Antonio is
pivotal in this effort as he will identify even more talent around the world
to join and further strengthen Infiniti."

Prior to his new assignment, Lasaga was Director, HR and General Affairs, for
Nissan in Spain where he was responsible for 4,700 employees in five
factories, a Research & Development center, Parts & Distribution centers and
sales offices. In this capacity, he – along with the General Management of
Nissan in Spain – had led the strive to significantly improve competitiveness
at its Barcelona plant. This resulted in the recent allocation of the first
time ever passenger car to this factory. Lasaga joined Nissan in 2011. Before
that, he spent ten years with ABB where he held multiple local and regional HR
leadership positions based in both Spain and Dubai. During this time, he had
HR responsibility for Spain, the Near & Middle East, India and Africa.

Lasaga is a Spanish citizen. He has a law degree from the University of
Granada in Spain.

About Infiniti

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
    road.

SOURCE Infiniti

Contact: Jeff Kuhlman, Divisional General Manager Nissan Global
Communications, Nissan Motor Company Ltd., Mobile: +81 80 4383 9193, or
Nathalie Greve, Senior Manager Infiniti Global Communications, Infiniti Motor
Company Ltd., nathalie-greve@infiniti-global.hk
 
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