Nissan North America has appointed Ford’s former Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover communications chief Simon Sproule to vice president of corporate communications, staring on June 9. Sproule, a 12-year motor-industry man, will head NNA communications staff based in Los Angeles.

Prior to joining Nissan, Sproule held a variety of positions with Ford, Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover in North America and Europe. He has also held several communications positions with Ford of Britain and Europe.

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