Roel de Vries
Corporate Vice President: Global Head of Marketing, Communication and Brand Strategy
Nissan Motor Company
Roel de Vries started his career 19 years ago at Nissan’s European head-office in Amsterdam where he held various positions in Marketing and Sales. During this period he also worked in Nissan’s German market. In 1998 he moved to South Africa where he was responsible for Marketing and Sales activities. He has been based at Nissan Global Headquarters in Japan since 2008 where he is now responsible for all marketing, branding and communication activities globally. Before this position he was Program Director for the company’s Infiniti car range.
De Vries holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Eindhoven Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Business Administration from Groningen University, both in the Netherlands.