Nissan North America Appoints New Vice President for Midwest Region

Jan 19, 2012, 15:00 ET from Nissan Americas

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America today announced that Bryan Dumais has been named regional vice president, Midwest region, Nissan Sales Division, effective immediately. He will report to Al Castignetti, vice president, Nissan Sales Division, Nissan North America, and be responsible for Nissan vehicle sales, customer satisfaction and market presence in a region that covers 11 Midwest states.

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Dumais currently is senior manager of Nissan's regional marketing activities. Since he joined Nissan in 2003 he has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and parts and service. Previously, he spent a decade at Toyota in various sales roles. Dumais has a bachelor's degree from Boston College.

"Bryan brings a record of performance to his new role," said Castignetti. "I'm confident his strong industry knowledge, terrific dealer relationships and reputation for sales leadership will help him drive market share growth and enhanced customer satisfaction results throughout our Midwest region."

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