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Nathaniel Mason

Exec. Dir. of Product Planning, Nissan

Strategic marketing and sales professional with proven performance in promotions, product development, brand management and sales of automotive products. Accelerated executive career program graduate, with achievements in managing product launches, distribution channel management, product creation and value chain management. Expert team building and strategic partnership management skills. Adept at project management, easily transitioning from strategic vision to hands-on implementation. Tenured international investment management experience.


  • Formative years spent in Northeastern US, born and raised in Montclair, NJ
  • BA Psychology/Economics from Brown University – Jackie Robinson Scholar
  • MBA Finance/Marketing U of Michigan – Consortium Graduate Fellow

Nissan Roles


  • Aftersales – Accessories and Specialty Vehicles: Solution mindset / New Vehicle launch kits
  • Consumer Affairs – Vendor accountability
  • CMM – Infiniti: QX60 Launch/Q50 Launch / QX80
  • Infiniti Aftersales – Developed standalone shadow org (ITGen5 Lawsuit / TCU Conversion)
  • Consumer Affairs – Realigned / Reduced Buyback budget
  • PMO – Infiniti  / Nissan F-SUV and Sports Cars
  • Prodt – Nissan Truck / Sedan / Planning Strategy


Investment Banking (Pre- MBA)

  • Lehman Brothers – International Bond Trader
  • Banker Trust Company – Latin American Securities Trader (IPOs)
  • Chase Bank & MD – Reverse Repurchase Trader

Ford Motor Company (Post- MBA)

  • Marketing – 2000 Car of the Year / Multicultural Marketing Communications
  • Sales – DOM: Southern California and AGM: AZ / NM / NV Initiate Barret-Jackson Alliance
  • Product – Ranger North America / Cost Reduction

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