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Castignetti New VP/GM Nissan Division

Al Castignetti has been named vice president/General Manager, Nissan Division, replacing Bill Bosley, who is retiring. Castignetti, whose appointment is effective Jan. 1, had been regional vice president for Nissan Division's Northeast region.

Castignetti will be based at the company's headquarters in Nashville, Tenn. He will be responsible for all Nissan Division activities in the United States including sales, fixed operations and administration. The company says a successor to Castignetti in the Northeast Region will be announced soon.

Before joining Nissan, Castignetti worked for Toyota Motor Sales and Toyota Motor Sales de Mexico. He was assistant general manager for the Western region of Lexus between 1998 and 2000.

--Karl Greenberg

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