Lu Yi named President of Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd, and Managing Director of Infiniti China

Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd., today announced that the Dongfeng Infiniti Board of Directors has appointed Lu Yi as the President of Dongfeng Infiniti Motor Co., Ltd, and Managing Director of Infiniti China effective immediately. Lu Yi will be responsible for Infiniti business in China.

Lu Yi takes over from Mrs. Gaby-Luise Wuest who, as Global Chief Operating Officer at Infiniti Motor Company, has supported the Infiniti operation in China for the past two months. Her extensive experience in the Chinese premium auto market has ensured the continuation of Infiniti China’s strategy with double-digit sales growth during this transitional period. Continued excellence in delivering superior customer experiences and business operation in China is one of the key focus areas of Infiniti China.

“Lu Yi has a proven track record as an automotive leader who has a wealth of experience in Chinese premium auto market, and I am very pleased to welcome him to our Infiniti team. Lu Yi’s expertise in premium automotive business management and knowledge of the Chinese market will be key to ensure Infiniti China’s continued growth and success,” said Infiniti President, Roland Krueger.  “At the same time, I am grateful for Gaby-Luise Wuest’s contribution to Infiniti China during this transitional period. She will continue to support Infiniti China as Global Chief Operating Officer of Infiniti Motor Company.” Lu Yi is a seasoned professional in the automotive industry especially in the China market supported by over 16 years of experience in multiple premium automotive brands.

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About Infiniti:

Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. The Infiniti brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China.  Infiniti plans to also expand manufacturing into Mexico by 2017.

Infiniti design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi, near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing.

Infiniti is in the middle of a major product offensive.  The brand has been widely acclaimed for its iconic design and innovative driver-assistance technologies.

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Contacts:

For Infiniti Global Communications, contact:

Stefan Weinmann
General Manager, Infiniti Global Communications
Infiniti Motor Company Ltd., Hong Kong
Phone: +852 3948 0126
Mobile: +852 9447  9973
Email: stefan.weinmann@infiniti.com

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