CHENNAI, May 05, 2015 – Nissan has today announced the appointment of Sandip Neogi as Chief Financial Officer. Mr Neogi will report to Guillaume Sicard, President Nissan India Operations, and will be based in Chennai.
In his new role, Mr Neogi will be responsible for the financial performance and governance of all Nissan companies in India. Together with Renault, Nissan operates a factory in Oragadam near Chennai with a capacity of 480,000 units. The plant, among the most advanced in the Renault-Nissan Alliance, builds cars for India and the world.
Nissan also aims to be a major player in the domestic car market. Sales grew by 24.2% in fiscal year 2014 amid one of the most ambitious dealership network expansions undertaken by a newcomer to the Indian auto industry.
Mr Neogi has more than two decades of experience working in financial governance for Indian and global companies in the steel, IT, pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors. He graduated from the University of Calcutta.