Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced senior management appointments aimed to further strengthen company leadership team as it broadens focus from immediate business transformation to realizing a progressive future with its long term vision, Nissan Ambition 2030.
The senior management changes that will be effective April 01, 2022 will result in Lavanya Wadgaonkar, currently division General Manager in charge of Global Communications, being promoted to VP with the scope of her responsibilities will remain the same. Wadgaonkar will continue to report to Sadayuki Hamaguchi, CVP. She led and developed the communications and external and government affairs functions for Nissan Asia and Oceania.
Wadgaonkar brings more than 27 years of experience specializing in Strategic Communications, Public Affairs, Brand Management, Marketing, and Sustainability.
Prior to joining Nissan in 2012, Wadgaonkar worked at the Eaton Corporation as its GM and head for marketing and public affairs, said her LinkedIn. She spent five years in the company, based in India. Before Eaton Corporation, Wadgaonkar helmed the marketing communications manager position at Lexmark International.