Effective May 1, 2013, Fintan Knight will become Infiniti's new Vice President for brand operations in Africa, Middle East, India and Europe.
Prior to joining Infiniti, Knight was commercial director and member of the Board of Management at Automobil Lamborghini SpA, based in Italy, where was he spearheaded the company's marketing, sales, aftersales, and joint subsidiary management.
From 1995-2008, Knight held prominent positions at Audi throughout the world, among them managing director of Audi Ireland and general manager, Audi Asia and Pacific, where he gained experience in marketing, network development, and aftersales management in several Asia Pacific markets.
Knight has 20 years of premium automotive experience. Before joining Audi, he also worked for BMW in Australia, where he began his career in the auto industry.
An Australian national, Knight holds a degree in economics from University of Western Australia and an MBA from IESE Business School, University of Navarra.
Knight succeeds Bernard Loire who has been named Managing Director of Nissan Italia.