Roland Buerk is announced as the Nissan’s new 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 the Japanese carmaker is on the expanding spree in the regions of Africa, Middle East and India, 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 got associated with 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.