LOS ANGELES - Nissan North America Inc. has announced the promotions of two executives.
Scott Fessenden, director of human resources for the past three years, has been named director of operations for Nissan Division.
Since joining Nissan in 1982, he has held several positions, including Chicago regional general manager, Infiniti West regional general manager, manager of operations analysis, and director of production and distribution for Import and Fleet. Before joining Nissan, Fessenden was a district sales manager for Ford Motor Co.
Patrick Doody has been named director of human resources. He also joined Nissan in 1982 after working for Ford Motor Co. and has held various management positions in sales and merchandising.
He served as national merchandising manager and Central regional general manager for Infiniti Division.
Until this promotion, he was vice president of Nissan Division's North Central region.