NASHVILLE, TN—Nissan North America has named Alan Buddendeck vice president of corporate communications, succeeding Frederique Le Greves, who will transfer to Renault headquarter in a role to be announced later.
Buddendeck will be responsible for all internal, product and corporate communications and will oversee communications activities in the national and regional U.S. offices as well as in Canada and Mexico. Le Greves has been in the position for nearly four years. They will transition until mid-June.
Most recently, Buddendeck was senior director, global public relations and corporate communications, for Motorola Mobile Devices, based in Libertyville, Ill. There, he was responsible for global public relations focused on business strategy, brand communications and reputation management, investor relations and financial, employee and crisis communications. Prior to this role, Buddendeck was global director of brand communications for Motorola's Semiconductor Products business.
Le Greves joined NNA in July 2004 from Nissan Europe, where she served as vice president of communications. Before joining Nissan in 2003, she worked as communications director for Delphi Corp. in Paris, where she was responsible for corporate, internal and external communications, and managed the European communications team.