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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Craig Keeys, group vice president, INFINITI Americas, is named a 2023 Automotive News Notable Champion of Diversity.

In his current role, Keeys oversees INFINITI operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Caribbean and Israel markets. He was appointed to the role in 2022. With 25 years of dynamic leadership experience, Keeys is a leading voice in INFINITI's diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Under his leadership, he is placing an emphasis on strategic planning, marketing, employee engagement and strengthening the retail network—built on the foundation of diverse teams—to pave the way for INFINITI's New Dawn.

In its third year, the Notable Champions of Diversity in Automotive program has recognized individuals that champion DEI in the automotive industry. The 2023 class was chosen by Automotive News editors and journalists from scores of nominees.

Notable mentions of Keeys efforts include: serving as executive sponsor for Black employees affinity group, providing allyship for women in auto and LGBTQ+ affinity groups, advocating for more diversity in the retail network through organizations like the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and more.

Learn more about Keeys' passion for DEI in his interview in Automotive News.

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Kyle Bazemore
Director, INFINITI Americas Corporate Communications
(615) 739-8404

Marleen Yowakim
Manager, INFINITI Corporate Communications

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