People

Mike Colleran

Vice Chairman, INFINITI Motor Company

Mike Colleran is Vice Chairman, INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. In this position, Colleran is responsible for managing the brand, entire business and all marketing and sales operations for INFINITI globally. He is based at INFINITI's global headquarters in Hong Kong.

Prior to his current role, Colleran was Group Vice President of INFINITI Americas, overseeing INFINITI’s overall performance in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including oversight of the brand's strategic direction, planning, retail and marketing efforts.

Colleran first joined Nissan Motor Corporation in 2011 as Vice President, Sales, for Nissan Canada, and was responsible for Nissan's dealer network operations across the Canadian market. He subsequently worked as Regional Vice President of North East U.S. and was responsible for regional sales and marketing, incentive spending, distribution, dealer network development, financial controls, and dealer and customer satisfaction. Before Nissan, he also held other Sales and Operations leadership roles in Saab Automobile and Cadillac.

Colleran has a bachelor's degree from California Lutheran University in California and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Marymount University in Washington, D.C. He served in the United States Marine Corps for eight years, obtaining the rank of Captain.

Taisuke Nakamura

Head of INFINITI Design

Taisuke Nakamura is Head of INFINITI Design, where he is responsible for INFINITI design matters globally. He is based at the company’s Global Design Centre in Atsugi, near Yokohama, Japan and reports to Senior Vice President of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Global Design, Alfonso Albaisa.

Previously, Taisuke was Program Design Director of INFINITI, and was responsible for global design strategy, concept car and production vehicle design, including the design of iconic EV concepts such as QX Inspiration, Prototype 10 and Qs Inspiration.

Taisuke first joined Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in 1993, and as a designer at Global Design Centre, he has contributed to a number of concept and production design programs, including INFINITI EMERG-E, Q30 concepts, Q50 facelift design refresh, as well as Nissan IMx concept, Gripz concept and Sylphy/Sentra design development.

Taisuke was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan, and is fluent in Japanese and English. He has a bachelor’s degree in product design from Kyoto City University of Arts.

Eric Rigaux

General Manager, Product Strategy and Planning, INFINITI Motor Company

Eric Rigaux is General Manager, Product Strategy and Planning for INFINITI Motor Company Ltd., based at Nissan Technical Center in Atsugi, Japan. In this position, Rigaux is responsible for overseeing INFINITI’s product strategy and product portfolio.

Prior to his current role, Rigaux was INFINITI Product Director for the EMEA region (Europe, Russia, Middle East) based at Rolle, Switzerland. He managed the product portfolio of the region, including product marketing, pricing, product lifecycle, and advanced planning.

Rigaux first joined Nissan Europe in 2007 as the Product Manager, and was responsible for product planning for small cars in Europe. (Nissan Micra, Note) Before Nissan, Rigaux held multiple senior managing roles in Peugeot Automobiles, and is a seasoned expert in the automotive industry. He is a master’s graduate in Finance from HEC School of Management, and is a dedicated marathon runner and an exotic car collector.