Jérémie Papin

Chairperson, Nissan Americas

Jérémie Papin is senior vice president, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and chairperson, Nissan Americas, a role he was appointed to in April 2021. Papin oversees operations and performance for the Nissan and INFINITI brands across all of North and South America. In 2023, he was named to Nissan's executive committee, helping to drive the company's global growth plans. 

Most recently, Papin was vice chairperson for North America, where he oversaw Sales and Marketing; Regional Planning, Administration and Finance; Manufacturing and Purchasing; and Research and Development within the region. Prior to that, he was senior vice president, Administration & Finance, North America, leading the corporate finance and administrative functions.

Before joining Nissan in North America in 2018, Papin was Alliance global director, Finance, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, and vice president, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Groupe Renault. He has held a variety of leadership roles in finance, corporate planning, corporate strategy and business development for the Alliance and Renault.

Papin also worked for more than a decade as a financial analyst specializing in the European automotive sector at Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and Nomura.

In 2022, Papin was named an Automotive News All-Stars, recognized as the top U.S. executive for a global automaker.

Papin holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and a master's degree in capital markets and corporate finance (French DESS) from the University of Paris Nanterre. He has also completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Papin is a citizen of both the United States and France, and he is currently based in Franklin, Tennessee.

(Updated July 2023)

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