Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi

Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi

Alliance Executive Vice President, Alliance Technology Development

Biography

Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi joined Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., in April 1984 after graduating from Kyoto University with a master’s degree in Engineering. He has been with the company all his working life, spending time in Japan and North America contributing to the development of both the Nissan and Infiniti brands.
 
He spent the first part of his career in Japan, working in various areas of vehicle engineering before being transferred to the Nissan Technical Center North America in 2000. He became a Senior Manager in 2003 and President of Nissan Technical Center  North America  in Farmington Hills, Michigan, in 2004.
 
In 2008, Yamaguchi was appointed Corporate Vice President of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., in charge of a number of vital engineering divisions including R&D Engineering Management, Vehicle Test Technology Development and Passenger Vehicle Product Development. In April 2011, he was appointed Corporate Vice President in charge of Infiniti Product Development.
 
In April 2012, he moved to the Renault-Nissan Alliance where he is responsible for Common Platform and Parts.
 
On April 1, 2014, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi was appointed Alliance Executive Vice President for Alliance Technology Development. In this role, he is responsible for the Alliance’s Common Module Family engineering, advanced research, powertrain development (including electric vehicles), systems engineering and testing facilities and services.