Simon Sproule has left his vice president position with Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover North America to take on a similar role at Nissan North America Inc.
Sproule, 34, becomes Nissan North America's VP for corporate communications on June 9. He replaces Debra Sanchez Fair, who resigned in February. Sproule will report to Jim Morton, senior vice president, administration and finance.
Sproule became vice president, communications and corporate affairs for the Ford luxury brands in August 2001. He resigned on Wednesday. Prior to that, he held positions with Ford in the United States and Europe since 1990.