Nissan names Perry director of electric vehicle sales

Nissan has named veteran employee Toby Perry director of electric vehicle sales and marketing.

Since joining Nissan in 1995, Perry has held various sales and marketing positions with increasing responsibilities in the United States and Europe. Previously, he served as senior manager of business strategy execution.

Perry (pictured) holds a bachelor's degree in international business and marketing from Bradley University.

"With Toby's nearly 20 years at Nissan, the breadth of industry knowledge he brings to this role will be invaluable as we aim to increase visibility of LEAF in new markets," Fred Diaz, senior vice president, Nissan Sales & Marketing, Parts & Service, U.S.A., said in a release. "As the conversation around EVs evolves and Nissan LEAF sales continue to accelerate, we'll rely on his well-rounded experience to keep the momentum going."