In his new role, which reports to Trevor Mann, Chairman – management committee, Africa, Middle East, India and Europe (AMIE), Griffiths will work towards greater effectiveness and efficiency at NESAS.
Griffiths will assume managing director responsibilities from Koen Maes, who will maintain his current role as vice president, customer and retail experience, Europe.
Griffiths, who currently serves as vice president, human resources & chief security officer for AMIE, will retain his responsibilities as chief security officer – AMIE.
In addition he will be come become responsible for global labour relations, reporting to Greg Kelly, senior vice president – CEO office, at Nissan’s global headquarters in Yokohama. Griffiths will be based at Nissan’s European offices in Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France.
The change is effective from January 1, 2014.