Johan de Nysschen

Nissan profit rises 37% on U.S., China demand

5:05 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2014
Nissan said net income rose 37 percent to $1.1 billion in the April-June quarter as deliveries rose in the United States and China, its two biggest markets....
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Outsiders could only help GM

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2014
I have no doubt that there are many good people working at Cadillac and throughout General Motors. But can anyone seriously doubt that an infusion of some outside talent from people such as Johan de Nysschen will only help?...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

No talented folks at Cadillac?

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014
A corporate automotive talent search should be quite different from the shuffling of NBA or NFL mercenaries....
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The Cadillac chief who stuck around

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014
When former Audi and Infiniti executive Johan de Nysschen was named head of Cadillac this month, a few veteran wags wondered aloud: Is de Nysschen the new John Grettenberger?...
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LINDSAY CHAPPELL

Will de Nysschen take Caddy into small cars?

1:01 pm U.S. ET | July 16, 2014
Johan de Nysschen is barely a week into his new job as president of Cadillac. It will take some time to learn what he will attempt to do there....
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New Caddy boss knows luxury

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014
Having spent nearly two decades in various roles at Audi and the past two years as global president of Infiniti, Johan de Nysschen, 54, comes to Cadillac as it's new boss with intimate knowledge of the luxury market and some of the key competitors he'll be up against....
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HAN GREIMEL

Infiniti will move ahead even without de Nysschen

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014
Dealers and employees at Infiniti understandably may feel some unease following last week's news that President Johan de Nysschen, 54, is leaving the brand after just two years....
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HANS GREIMEL

How Infiniti will move ahead without de Nysschen

6:55 am U.S. ET | July 11, 2014
Johan de Nysschen's unexpected departure from the helm of Infiniti to Cadillac comes at a delicate time for Nissan's luxury brand, just as things were falling into place. But that is exactly why the brand's leadership need not worry....
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GM hires de Nysschen to replace Ferguson as Cadillac chief

8:16 am U.S. ET | July 11, 2014
General Motors is hiring Johan de Nysschen, the former Audi executive who is leaving Nissan's Infiniti, to lead global Cadillac sales, GM said today. De Nysschen, 54, will fill the post vacated Thursday by Bob Ferguson, who's returning to his previous position as the automaker's top government lobbyist, effective immediately....
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Infiniti boss de Nysschen leaving Nissan's luxury brand

9:30 pm U.S. ET | July 10, 2014
Johan de Nysschen, the former Audi executive lured away in 2012 by Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to jumpstart the Infiniti luxury brand, is leaving the Japanese carmaker. De Nysschen has been talking with GM about joining Cadillac, according to two people familiar with the discussions....
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Infiniti lures BMW exec to head global operations

July 8, 2014 12:49 CET
Infiniti has named longtime BMW executive Gaby-Luise Wuest as its head of global operations. Wuest succeeds Francois Goupil de Bouille, who has been appointed Infiniti's head of Europe, Middle East and Africa operations....
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Infiniti names French executive as new Europe head

April 3, 2014 10:47 CET
Infiniti has named former Ford executive Francois Goupil de Bouille as head of its European operations to succeed Fintan Knight, who was in the post for less than a year....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Infiniti eyes bolder subbrand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2014
Created just three years ago as Infiniti's European-competing performance subbrand, IPL might no longer cut it for the company's bolder future product plans....
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Infiniti targets young Chinese buyers who find BMW, Audi, Mercedes too commonplace

Nov. 15, 2013 06:01 CET
Infiniti is targeting younger customers in China who find Audi, Mercedes or BMW too commonplace as the automaker strives to increase sales in the world's largest market....
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Nissan to market Infiniti in Japan

7:12 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2013
Nissan, seeking to capture growing demand for upscale cars and better compete with German rivals such as BMW, will sell its Infiniti luxury brand in its home market, a newspaper reported....
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Infiniti to cut inventories, raise standards for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
Infiniti plans to overhaul its U.S. distribution system over the next 18 months so its dealers operate with smaller inventories -- while also setting higher standards to earn them. The luxury brand envisions a national inventory system that thrives on a 45-day vehicle supply....
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Reports of pickup are online hogwash, says irked Infiniti chief

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
Johan de Nysschen, Infiniti's president, was miffed last week when he denied reports Infiniti will get a pickup. "I wonder who started this BS story ... Why do some 'journalists' rehash such garbage and thus perpetuate the nonsense," de Nysschen wrote on Facebook....
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BRUCE GAIN

Waiting for Infiniti to stand out from the crowd

4:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2013
Infiniti says it wants to launch new models that are bold and even “provocative.” But if the new Q30 concept is anything to go by, it still has some way to go....
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Infiniti boss: Q30 concept first of 5 new vehicles

Sept. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
Infiniti's Q30 entry-level luxury compact concept is the first step toward adding five vehicles that will give the brand a suitable lineup for global markets by 2020....
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Infiniti boss: Q30 concept first of 5 new vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Infiniti's Q30 entry-level luxury compact concept is the first step toward adding five vehicles....
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2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Infiniti Q30 previews the brand's first Europe-focused model

Sept. 9, 2013 08:19 CET
Infiniti's Q30 concept previews an entry-level premium compact that will mainly target the European market but will also be aimed at the automaker's largest market, the United States....
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Infiniti shifts from stately to 'Latin'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
The luxury Infiniti brand, which has long boasted of its sedate Japanese roots on the drawing tables and in TV commercials, is now going "Latin," says its head designer....
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Infiniti taps Porsche's Bartsch to lead Americas unit

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2013
Infiniti has hired Porsche's No. 2 executive in the United States, Michael Bartsch, as Americas' chief in the latest of global personnel changes sweeping through Nissan's luxury brand....
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