Chief Executive Officer of the company since 1 July 2019. Daniele Schillaci was born in Sicily, Italy in 1964. After graduating in Industrial Technologies Engineering at Milan’s Politecnico in 1993, has gained a 25-years experience in the automotive sector covering increasingly complex roles at an international level.
After his initial experience at Renault and then as Alfa Romeo Brand Manager at Fiat Auto, Schillaci joined Toyota covering positions of increasing responsibility in Spain and France until he was appointed Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Toyota Europe.
As of July 2015, he has worked in Japan in the role of “Executive Vice President and Executive Committee Member” of Nissan Motor Corporation, with the position of “Head of Global Sales & Marketing and Electric Vehicles” for all the Constructor’s brands - Nissan, Datsun, Infiniti - focusing specifically on car production and market positioning.
He was also appointed President of Japan and Asia Region with responsibility for production, engineering, development, sales & marketing, finance and has led Nissan’s “Zero Emission Vehicles” project.