Vani Aiyer appointed as the GM, Corporate Communications for Nissan
Vani Aiyer is appointed as Nissan India’s General Manager, Corporate Communications from October 1, 2020. Vani will be leading corporate communications for both Nissan and Datsun. Under this job role she will be responsible for the performance and business strategy for the brand. For the last one and a half year, Vani has been working as a General Manager, Marketing Communications. She has replaced Abhishek Mahapatra, who will now take up the new role as General Manager, AMI Communications.
Congratulating Aiyer on her new appointment, Mr Rakesh Srivastava, MD, Nissan India said, “Vani brings years of experience in the sector and has a good amount of understanding of the Nissan brand in the time that she has worked with us. I congratulate her and wish her the very best in her new role.”
Looking forward to her new role at Nissan India, Vani Aiyer, shared, “I am excited to work in Nissan in the Corporate Communications role. This new role gives me an excellent opportunity to build and strengthen Nissan operations for our customers, partners, employees and build a connect with the government, corporate bodies especially in the CSR space.”
Vani holds her Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Finance from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. Prior to Nissan, she was the marketing head for TVS Automobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd. She has over 15 years of experience in the industry.
Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer and has its headquarters in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. Nissan has been a part of Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance since 1999. It is a partnership between Mitsubishi Motors of Japan, Renault of France and Nissan, where they hold Renault holds 43.4% of voting stake in Nissan and Nissan holds 15% non-voting stake in Renault. And, from the year 2016, Nissan holds 34% controlling stakes of Mitsubishi Motors. Nissan named as the sixth largest auto manufacturer of the world in the year 2013 after Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Hyundai Motor Group and Ford.