Nissan North America, Inc.
In North America, Nissan’s operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution, and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010.
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing Nissan North America, Inc.
Heath Holtz is senior vice president, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing, at Nissan North America, Inc., a position to which he was appointed in October 2017. In this role, Holtz is responsible for managing all facets of Nissan’s manufacturing operations in the U.S. and Mexico, including all supply chain and purchasing operations.
Previously, Holtz was vice president, Manufacturing, and was responsible for the overall operation of Nissan Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant — the highest-volume vehicle assembly plant in North America.
Holtz joined Nissan North America in March 2006 as manager of vehicle operations. Between then and July 2012, he held a number of positions including department manager, Material Handling, senior manager, Logistics Purchasing, and director, North America Logistics. In July 2012, he moved to Japan as deputy general manager, Logistics Engineering and Strategy, and then to England to take the role of vice president, Supply Chain Management, Nissan Europe, a year later.