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Roland Buerk named Nissan’s director in charge of communications for India

23 Jul 2014 / 0

Roland Buerk has been appointed as Nissan’s director in charge of communications for India, Africa and West Asia. Buerk is currently with Nissan as the GM for global corporate communications. On taking over the new office, the former BBC foreign correspondent  will be reporting to Takashi Hata, senior VP for Africa, India and West Asia and Jeff Kuhlman,VP, global communications.

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Roland Buerk holds a political science degree from Birmingham University. His stint with BBC includes serving as a correspondent in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

“We are happy to welcome Roland Buerk to the new position of senior director in charge of communications for the Africa, Middle East and India region. For Nissan, the region is our strategic growth driver and I am confident his communications leadership will help us tell our story toward brand enhancement and business expansion,” said Takashi Hata.

Nissan appoints Roland Buerk as senior director press release

Yokohama, Japan (July 21, 2014) - Nissan has announced the appointment of Roland Buerk as
Senior Director in charge of Communications for the Africa, Middle East and India region, effective
immediately.
Buerk, currently General Manager, Global Corporate Communications, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., will
report to Takashi Hata Senior Vice President and Chairman for the Africa, Middle East and India
region, and Jeff Kuhlman, Vice President Global Communications.
As Nissan continues to experience rapid growth in the Africa, Middle East and India region, Buerk
will lead communications efforts for the company based in Dubai.
"We are happy to welcome Roland Buerk to the new position of Senior Director in charge of
Communications for the Africa, Middle East and India region. For Nissan, the region is our strategic
growth driver and I am confident his communications leadership will help us tell our story toward
brand enhancement and business expansion,” said Hata.
Buerk joined Nissan in 2012 after a career as a BBC foreign correspondent which included five
years in South Asia.
He holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Birmingham in the UK


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