LOS ANGELES - William Whalen has been named director of operations for Nissan North America Inc.'s Infiniti Division, effective April 1.
He is assistant general counsel for Nissan North America.
Whalen joined Nissan in 1991 as managing counsel and later was promoted to senior managing counsel. Before joining Nissan, he was an attorney for General Motors.
Whalen will succeed Craig Liggett, who will retire after 27 years with the company. He held a variety of regional and national management positions in the Nissan and Infiniti divisions.