Nissan India has appointed Mohan Wilson as Director of Marketing aiming to transform the business, product, and customer experience in the country. Wilson replaced the former director of Marketing Sriram Padmanabhan and took over the role from July 1, 2022.
Mohan Wilson has worked across geographies in Japan, Honking, Germany, and India, with cross-functional experience of over 20 years in sales and marketing with expertise in areas of the Brand building, MarCom, Product Marketing, Customer Experience, and Corporate Strategy, and Data-driven Marketing.
Mohan previously worked as the head of Global Marketing Planning at Nissan Motos Corporation’s Premium car brand INFINITI at the Global headquarters situated in Japan and was also a part of the new model launch introduction for INFINITI globally with the all-new QX60 and QX55.
Wilson in his role will be reporting to Rakesh Shrivastava, Managing Director of Nissan Motor India, and will be based in Chennai. Mohan Wilson will be majorly focusing on the transformation of the Indian business on future product strategy for India, building a strong brand with a focus on Customer Experience, and will leverage the experience that he gained at Nissan Motor Corporation's Global HQ office in Yokohama, Japan.
On the other hand, Sriram Padmanabhan who previously had the position has now been appointed as Director of Marketing, Product & Customer Experience for Nissan Motor Australia. In this newly created role, Sriram will be reporting to Adam Paterson, Managing Director Nissan Australia, and will be based in Australia. Sriram in India had also successfully overseen the launch of the Nissan Magnite in India as Director of Marketing.
MD, Nissan Motor India Rakesh Srivastava commented on the news saying, “Sriram has been an asset for Nissan India with a strong contribution towards a successful launch of Big, Bold, Beautiful Nissan Magnite under Nissan Next with Nissan Magnite generating a tremendous customer response with over 1 lakh bookings and receipt of the Global Nissan President’s Award. We welcome Mr. Mohan Wilson to Nissan Motor India, his global exposure to premium cars would be key to building the Nissan brand with a focus on customer experience on Nissan's next transformation.“