NASHVILLE—Nissan North America has appointed David Reuter as director, corporate communications, succeeding Fred Standish who retired as of April 1 after 18 years with the company. Reuter will be responsible for all corporate communications activities including manufacturing communications, philanthropic efforts and crisis and strategic communications and will report to Scott Stevens, vice president, corporate communications.
Reuter brings more than 15 years of automotive public relations and communications experience to his new role. Most recently, he led communications for the Americas arm of Bentley Motors, leading all product, corporate and internal communications. Previously, he held various communications assignments at Ford Motor Company, including management of Ford's Midwest regional public affairs office.
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, design, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing.