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Renault-Nissan appoints Jayakumar David as Alliance HR Director in India

Chennai, October , 2017: The Renault-Nissan Alliance announced the appointment of Jayakumar David as Alliance HR Director, India, effective 1st November 2017. David currently serves as Vice-President HR RNTBCI (Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India) and will continue with this role as well.

In his new role, David will be responsible for all the Alliance HR operations in India, ensuring optimum effectiveness, while driving efficiencies of HR delivery to strengthen the Renault-Nissan synergies in India.

Announcing the new appointment, Dominique Dumoulin, Alliance Global Director HR, Africa-Middle East-India (AMI) Region said, “We are pleased to welcome Jayakumar David in his new role and extend our full support to him in successfully executing his mandate, as we aspire to strengthen the Renault-Nissan Alliance in India. At the same time, we are grateful to Christophe Dalby who has been instrumental in implementing and developing the Alliance HR in India for the past 4 years, and will now move to the headquarters. The Renault-Nissan Alliance will continue to grow its presence in India, fostering and nurturing the best talent.”

David will be based in Chennai, reporting to Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director Renault India Operations and Thomas Kuehl, President Nissan India Operations, with a functional reporting to Dominique Dumoulin, Alliance HR Director, AMI Region. He will also report to Krishnan Sundararajan, Managing Director RNTBCI for specific entity related activities.

A post-graduate in Human Resources Management from Madras University, David comes with rich experience in Human Resources spanning over 24 years. He has worked with organizations like Kennametal India Pvt. Ltd., Siemens Technology and Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and Hindustan Coca-Cola beverages Pvt Ltd. and joined RNTBCI in September 2016.

India is a true testament of the success of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, employing over 12,000 people in India across its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and technology and business centre in Chennai, and the Renault, Nissan and Datsun brands.




Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors represent the world’s largest automotive alliance. It is the longest-lasting and most productive cross-cultural partnership in the auto industry. Together, the partners sold close to 10 million vehicles in nearly 200 countries in 2016. The member companies are focused on collaboration and maximizing synergies to boost competitiveness. They have strategic collaborations with other automotive groups, including Germany’s Daimler and China’s Dongfeng. This strategic alliance is the industry leader in zero-emission vehicles and is developing the latest advanced technologies, with plans to offer autonomous drive, connectivity features and services on a wide range of affordable vehicles.


For Further information, please contact:

Jatin Aggarwal

Head – Public Affairs and Communication

Renault India Pvt. Ltd.

Mobile: +91 9899629246


@RenaultIndiaPR @RenaultIndia

Abhishek Mahapatra

Head –  Communications & CSR

Nissan India Pvt. Ltd.

Mobile: +91 9811667727





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