In “Talking Automotive with Mark and John” Ep 23, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Mike Whitfield Chairman Nissan Africa South and MD Nissan Egypt and President of the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM).
Mike shares with us highlights of his global career with more than 30 years at Nissan Motor Corporation. Mike talks about the automotive industry and the various dynamics. He explains some of the plans for Nissan and exciting products coming to market. He discusses what makes a successful automotive business and delves into leadership, OEM and dealer relations and how to achieve success across countries and multi-cultural environments. He provides an in-depth overview of the AAAM where Africa is becoming the next frontier in automotive manufacturing. He talks about roles they are playing with automotive manufacturers and component suppliers and working with governments to create manufacturing opportunities. He wraps up with a discussion on his desire to make a difference in Africa. If you liked what you heard subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows.
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For more information on Mike Whitfield and the AAAM: https://aaam.africa/
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.
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