Renault-Nissan Alliance has appointed Hadi Zablit as general secretary, reporting to the operating board and the CEOs of the three companies from 9 December.

Board members agreed on programmes which will accelerate efficiency of the Alliance including plans to maximise the contribution of the Alliance to support each company's plan and operating profit.

Details on the next steps of these programmes will be communicated in the coming weeks.

Zablit has been Alliance SVP, Business Development since March, 2018. In the role, he led a team responsible for future activities and innovation including the development of Common Module Family A-segment platform, partnerships with OEMs, new technologies partnerships, Alliance Mobility services, product planning synchronisation and Alliance Ventures (investment fund).

Since June, 2019, he has also been CEO of the Alliance joint-ventures dedicated to autonomous mobility services in Boulogne-Billancourt and Yokohama. From January, 2017 to March, 2018, he was MD of Renault Digital on its launch.

Previously, Zablit was with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for 17 years as a consultant, then senior partner, lead, in the automotive sector for Europe and co-lead for the practice.