FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan today announced that Carlos Servin, currently regional vice president of finance at Nissan Mexicana (NMEX) and Latin America, has been named vice president of finance for Nissan Americas, effective Jan. 14, 2013.
“Carlos’ work at NMEX and Latin America led to enhanced financial processes and a more efficient reporting system,” said Scott Becker, Nissan’s senior vice president of administration and finance. “His strategic mindset is a valuable asset, and we look forward to working with him to help meet our midterm business plan goals.”
Servin joined NMEX in 2008 as director of finance and became regional vice president of finance in 2012. Before his career with Nissan, Servin worked with the Ford Group in Mexico as the global director for financial planning of Volvo. He also spent time on special assignment with Ford in the U.S. as a controller for the general & administrative group.
Servin replaces Jett Johns, who has been appointed vice president of finance at Nissan Europe. In his new role, Johns will be based in Rolle, Switzerland.
“Jett made great contributions to the Americas team by driving profitability, improving processes and building a strong finance organization,” Becker said. “I am confident Jett will continue this success in his new role at Nissan Europe.”
Johns joined Nissan in 2006 as director of manufacturing finance and has driven process improvements throughout the finance organization. Previously, he was director and group controller for Square D. Company and Schneider Electric.
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