Mr. Nikolai Strokov was promoted to Vice-President for Vehicle Manufacturing. Mr. Strokov was previously responsible for production of LADA Granta, LADA Kalina and Datsun series vehicles. He continues in highly valued work of Mr. Hugues Desmarchelier, who will continue his work in a new role within the Renault-Nissan Alliance as Executive Vice President of Electric Vehicles, based in Japan.
Additionally, Mr. Harald Grubel was appointed Vice-President of AVTOVAZ Engineering. This role combines Research & Development, Design, and Products & Program teams. The new structure was created to strengthen product development, leverage all available technologies and commonize vehicle platforms.