Paul Willcox is Nissan Europe's new vice president for marketing, replacing Volker Brien.

He will oversee marketing and advertising activities in around 30 countries across Europe and report directly to Brian Carolin, senior vice president, sales and marketing.

Willcox joins the company from Nissan Motor GB Ltd (NMGB) where he was marketing director for Nissan's largest European market.

Previously, Willcox held a number of marketing and pricing strategy positions within Nissan starting in 1991 at both NMGB and also Nissan Europe. Prior to Nissan, Willcox worked at Peugeot having joined as a graduate trainee.

Nick Noda has named Nissan Europe's new vice president human resources and general affairs based in Trappes, France, replacing Marie-Francoise Damesin who left to become senior vice president of communications at Renault last month.