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Cyrus Salesse

Cyrus Salesse is one of the Co-Founders and the CEO of KRYPTON. He brings with him more than 25 years of leadership and operational management experience. Previously and for over 20 years, he held direct operational positions for a number of reputable and global companies such as IBM and Nissan.


His in-depth knowledge of the automotive, manufacturing, banking, telecommunication, IT, services, contracting/construction, and retail & distribution sectors makes him a valuable addition to any team.


As the COO of the Infiniti brand of luxury cars, in his last position at Nissan, Mr. Salesse was responsible for managing and globalizing the Infiniti brand. Prior to that, initially as a General Manager and later as a Vice President, he had led the global restructuring program of Nissan in Japan as well as the restructuring of Nissan European operations. This included improvements in manufacturing productivity, re-design of the distribution channels, sales, marketing, after-sales, as well as the outsourcing of support functions such as purchasing, HR, and IT to Eastern Europe and India.


Mr. Salesse’s professional career begun in the United States and has taken him to Europe, the Middle-East, as well as to Asia-Pacific – including 5 years in Japan. He has an innate understanding of business, people, and process, which serves as a solid foundation for strategic planning and sound decision-making.


Holder of an Executive MBA from IBM MDC (Wharton Business School Program) as well as the Nissan Global Executive Training (GET) Program. Mr. Salesse graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from La Salle University in Philadelphia, USA.