McLaughlan will report to Thierry Sabbagh, President of Nissan Saudi Arabia and Managing Director of Nissan Middle East.
McLaughlan previously held the role of Aftersales Director at Nissan Middle East. He brings with him over 25 years of industry experience spanning several automotive brands globally.
Peyman Kargar, the Global Chairman of INFINITI said; “In his time at Nissan Middle East, Andrew has proven to be a well-respected leader and an asset to the organization. I am confident that he will continue our mission to reinforce INFINITI’s brand identity in the region and strengthen our customer-centric approach. Furthermore, I am delighted that Thierry will bring his considerable expertise and profound regional insight to champion INFINITI in the Middle East.”
Thierry Sabbagh’s current role as President Saudi Arabia and Managing Director Middle East at Nissan Motor Corporation has been extended to oversee INFINITI in the Middle East, starting this July.
“INFINITI is integral to the Nissan Motor Corporation, and I look forward to working closely with Andrew to further elevate the brand in the region,” said Thierry Sabbagh.
“Andrew has made great strides during his time at Nissan Middle East, and I am excited to see him take on this new role. I am sure that he will continue to apply his passion, dedication, and expertise to his new position as Managing Director of INFINITI Middle East.”
Former Managing Director Nasif Siddiqi, will be returning to North America and his new role within the organization will announced in the coming weeks.
About the brand
INFINITI Motor Company produces some of the most sought after saloon, crossover and SUVs’ in the market.
Its headquarters are located in Yokohama, Japan with operations around the world. The INFINITI brand of premium automobiles are assembled in manufacturing facilities across Japan, North America, and China. INFINITI design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing. INFINITI recently released the All-new and much anticipated QX60, seen below.