Renault Nissan Automotive India (RNAIPL) on 20 March 2015 appointed Colin Macdonald as Managing Director (MD). He will take charge from 1 April 2015.
He will be responsible for the operations of the Renault-Nissan Alliance factory at Oragadam, near Chennai. The plant exports cars to more than a hundred countries.
Currently, he is working as Deputy Managing Director of RNAIPL since January 2014. He began his career at Nissan in the Sunderland plant in 1991.
The plant has a potential annual capacity of 480000 units and exports to more than a hundred countries and regions. Nissan is the third biggest exporter of cars from India.
About Renault–Nissan Alliance
Renault–Nissan Alliance is a strategic Franco-Japanese partnership between automobile manufacturers where Renault is based in Paris, France, while Nissan is based in Yokohama, Japan.
The companies have been strategic partners since 1999.
Who: Colin Macdonald
When: 20 March 2015