Kikuchi to replace Naito as CEO of Nissan KoreaNissan Korea said yesterday that Takehiko Kikuchi will be its new CEO from July 1, replacing current Kenji Naito who will go back to company headquarters in Japan.
Nissan said Kikuchi is an expert in sales and marketing. After graduating from Waseda University in 1968, he joined Nissan in 1991. The 45-year-old led the marketing department of Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company to expand sales in China. He later worked in India and has been President of Wakayama Nissan since 2011.