Audi taps Infiniti's China chief to lead local sales
Automotive News China
Automotive News | 2019-1-11
Audi named Lu Yi, former China head of Infiniti, executive vice president of its Chinese operations, effective Thursday.|
Lu will oversee sales and marketing for Audi in China and report directly to Audi¡¯s China president, Thomas Owsianski, the German luxury brand said.
Lu is a sales veteran with more than 20 years of experience in China¡¯s auto industry.
He was previously Infiniti¡¯s managing director for China as well as president of Dongfeng Infiniti, a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co.¡¯s joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group, with responsibility for Infiniti¡¯s production and sales in China.
He also was president of Jaguar Land Rover¡¯s China sales unit from 2014 to 2015 and vice president of BMW¡¯s imported vehicle sales company in China from 2010 to 2012.
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