Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Group has appointed Tiago Castro as director of light commercial vehicle sales and marketing in North America in a move that's effective on Sept. 1, the company announced.

Castro is replacing Ted Mengiste, who departs the role to become regional vice president of the East Region for Infiniti USA.

Castro will be responsible for "major marketing and sales functions" for commercial vehicles including sales operations, dealer network development, and marketing. He will report to Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager for trucks and light commercial vehicles for Nissan North America.

Castro will be based in Franklin, Tenn.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet