Nissan has announced the appointment of Ramesh Narasimhan as President and Managing Director of Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI). Currently the Chief Financial Officer of Nissan Motor Company Australia , Narasimhan's official inauguration will be held after the Board of Directors Meeting in April.

Narasimhan has been a longtime finance officer and brings his years of extensive automotive experience to NPI. Prior to working for Nissan, Narasimham worked for Ford Motor Company of Australia as an Operations Controller, Corporate Finance and Accounting Controller and APA Commercial Finance Director.

"I am happy to announce Ramesh as the new president and Managing Director of NPI," said Yutaka Sanada, Head of Operations Committee for Asia & Oceania and Asia & Oceania Marketing and Sales, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

As CFO of NMA, Narasimhan has made a significant contribution to the Nissan Australia and New Zealand. With this management change, Antonio Zara will assume his new position as President Director of PT Nissan Motor Indonesia (NMI), effective April 1st, 2016.

"Since the Philippines is one of the key strategic markets for Nissan in ASEAN region, we are trying to make sure NPI is well supported in every aspect of business. That is why we have assigned a person like Ramesh, who has been well experienced in Automotive Industry in various sizes of business and in different locations. Under Ramesh’s leadership, I believe NPI will continue on its growth momentum as it’s shown last year with 60% growth year on year," added Sanada.

Sanada continued: "With that note, I would like to thank Antonio for his excellent contribution to NPI for its growth. I look forward to him continuously making great contribution in his new challenging role as President Director of NMI," concluded Sanada.