Alliance Global Vice President, Communications
Jonathan Adashek is Alliance Global Vice President, Communications. In this role he is responsible for communicating the strategy and managing the reputation of the Alliance including internal communications, social media, events and sponsorships. He is in charge of coordinating and creating synergies between the three communications functions of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors in order to improve efficiency. He also oversees communications for Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance, and other senior executives.
Mr. Adashek joined Nissan Motor Corporation, Ltd. in 2015 as Vice President, Global Communications and Chief Communications Officer – Responsible for Nissan, Datsun and Infiniti communications, he was based in Yokohama, Japan.
He spent the first part of his career working in government and political roles: from 2002 to 2004 he was the Director of the National Delegate Strategy for U.S. presidential candidate John Kerry. Before that he served in the Clinton Administration at the White House and in the U.S. Treasury Department. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Adashek was an Executive Vice President and Global Client Relationships Manager at Edelman, where he worked with clients such as Starbucks, Walmart and the government of the United Arab Emirates. From 2012 to 2015 Mr. Adashek was General Manager in charge of communications strategy in the office of the Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
An U.S. native, Mr. Adashek is based in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.