Xavior Gobille is Managing Director of Marketing, Sales and at Nissan South Africa. Previously, he was Executive Director for the Auto and Allied business for Distribution – a Tata International Limited vertical operating in Africa. Prior to joining Tata Africa Holdings, Xavier was the Managing Director at Renault South Africa (JV Renault/Imperial Group SA) and instrumental in turning around the company from bankruptcy to profit-ability. This achievement landed Renault the Car Company of the Year award in 2010. He is the French Foreign Trade advisor in South Africa at CCEF for trading and investment in Sub Saharan African countries.

He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales, a Master in Economics and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, a degree in Technical Engineering from Michelin Technical School, France. He has also completed the Stanford Executive Program from the Graduate School of Business – Stanford University.