GM Names Infiniti Head De Nysschen President, Cadillac

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(RTTNews.com) - General Motors Co. ( GM ) said Friday that it has appointed Johan de Nysschen as President of Cadillac.

de Nysschen, 54, joins the GM executive leadership team as an executive vice president of the company beginning August 1 and reports to GM President Dan Ammann.

"Johan brings to our company vast experience in the development and proper execution of luxury automotive brands," said Ammann. "With over 20 years in this exact space, especially in the development of the Audi brand, his track record proves he is the perfect executive to lead Cadillac for the long term."

de Nysschen spent the last two years as head of Nissan Motor Co.'s Infiniti brand. Prior to that, de Nysschen was chief executive of Audi USA for eight years and president of Audi Japan for five. He began his career with Audi in South Africa in 1993 after a variety of automotive positions with the Ministry of Transportation, BMW in South Africa and an automotive supplier.

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