Infiniti has appointed Mike Colleran as global division vice president, Marketing and Sales Operations effective 1 April.

Currently group vice president, Infiniti Americas, Colleran will be based at Infiniti’s headquarters in Hong Kong.

In the role, Colleran will be responsible for all marketing and sales operations for Infiniti globally. He will report directly to Infiniti chairman and global president, Christian Meunier.

Prior to his current role, Colleran was VP, Nissan Northeast Region, where he was responsible for regional sales and marketing, incentive spending, distribution, dealer network development, financial controls and dealer and customer satisfaction.

Formerly Colleran was regional vice president, Nissan Canada and was responsible for Nissan’s dealer network operations across the Canadian market.

Before joining Nissan North America in 2011, he was president and chief operating officer of SAAB Cars North America and previously held several marketing and sales leadership roles with increasing responsibilities at General Motors, including Cadillac.

Colleran served in the US Marine Corps for eight years, obtaining the rank of Captain.