• Nissan has appointed Mark Stout, currently Global Vice President, Human Resources Operations, to Corporate Vice President, Global Human Resources
  • Stout to oversee all Nissan regional HR operations outside of Japan, Global HR business partner, and global talent management and development

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nissan has appointed Mark Stout, currently Global Vice President, Human Resources Operations, to the role of Corporate Vice President, Global Human Resources.

In his new role, Stout will be one of Nissan’s top global HR leaders and will oversee all aspects of Nissan’s regional HR operations outside of Japan, Global HR business partners, and global talent management and development.

Stout began his career at Nissan in 1989 as an HR representative at the company’s vehicle assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. He has held a number of domestic and global HR positions of increasing responsibility.

Tennessee roots
Stout is a Tennessee native. He attended Warren County High School in McMinnville and Middle Tennessee State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration and economics.

Before relocating to Japan, Stout was active with various community organizations, including United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and the Southern Tennessee Medical Center. He is currently a member of the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2017, the company sold 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.9 trillion yen. On April 1, 2017, the company embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year plan targeting a 30% increase in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by the end of fiscal 2022, along with cumulative free cash flow of 2.5 trillion yen. As part of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, the company plans to extend its leadership in electric vehicles, symbolized by the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999 and acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is today the world’s largest automotive partnership, with combined sales of more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

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Brian Brockman
Nissan Corporate Communications

Lloryn Love-Carter
Nissan Corporate Communications

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