Daniele Schillaci



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 the Polytechnic University of Milan in 1993, he has gained an experience of over 25 years 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. Since July 2015 he has worked in Japan in the role of Executive Vice President and Executive Committee Member of Nissan Motor Corporation, with responsibility as 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 also served as President of Japan & Asia Region with responsibility for production, engineering, development, sales and marketing, as well as administration and finance and led Nissan’s “Zero Emission Vehicles” project.