Nissan: Alfonso Albaisa

Alfonso Albaisa is Senior Vice President for Global Design for Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (NML).

He is obliged for building confidant and fluent designs for all brands of NML including Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun.

He is heading tellurian pattern teams to strengthen a common hint opposite all models within any code and broach moving and sparkling designs for customers.

Under Albaisa’s leadership, Global Nissan Design members are elaborating a new pattern denunciation to figure a Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies for business around a world. He oversees Nissan pattern bases in all Nissan’s pattern studios to safeguard that NML’s designs are applicable to opposite markets.

Albaisa is Cuban-American who takes a multicultural proceed to desi. He has spent his whole career during Nissan, where he has risen to turn one of a heading automotive designers in a industry. He began his conduit during Nissan North America in 1988 and hold several comparison Design positions within Nissan. In 2004, he was named Design Director Nissan North America.

Between 2007 and 2010, he was a Vice President during Nissan Design Europe Ltd. In 2012, Albaisa was allocated Design Director, heading tellurian pattern plan for Nissan.

Prior to apropos NML’s conduct of tellurian design, Albaisa served as Executive Design Director during INFINITI, heading a reward brand’s new pattern language. Since 2016, he has also served as NML’s Corporate Vice President for Design Business Management / Strategic Design, and a Global Design Center.

Albaisa graduated from Pratt Institute in New York in 1988 and attended a Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan.

He enjoys spending time with his family and sailing on a open ocean.

Albaisa speaks English and Spanish.

Updated: May 2017