Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Former Toyota & Chrysler Exec Jim Press Joins Renault-Nissan

Reuters and Bloomberg are reporting that the Renault-Nissan alliance hired Jim Press as of March in a role of consultant on sales and marketing projects. Late last year the 63 year old Press ended a two-year stint at Chrysler after 37 years at Toyota where he was the first non-Japanese to be elected to its board of directors.

Simon Sproule, director of communications at the Renault-Nissan alliance said Press's consultancy contract started in March and the length and terms of the contract were confidential.