Mark Stout

Vice President, Human Resources-Americas

Greater Nashville Area

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Mark Stout's Overview

  • Vice President, Human Resources at Nissan Americas
  • HR Director at Nissan
  • HR Manager and HR Representative at Nissan Norht America

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Mark Stout's Summary

Automotive Human Resources executive with solid background combining strategy development, business planning with implementation and drive for results mindset.

Mark Stout's Experience

Vice President, Human Resources

Nissan Americas

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NSANY; Automotive industry

April 2008Present (6 years 6 months) Nissan North America HQ

*Oversee all HR functions for the region(US, Canada, Mexico, LATAM) including: 3 America’s Regional Centers of Expertise (COE’s): Talent Management; Strategic Workforce Planning and Total Rewards; Oversee all Human Capital Strategic and HR business planning; oversee all Human Resource Business Partner/Functional leaders for the region.
* Currently serve on the MCA-Management Committee America’s-; serve on Operating Committee for North America (U.S., Mexico and Canada) and Latin America(includes Brazil); serve on America's Diversity Council; serve as Chairperson for the Human Resources Executive Committee: HR Strategic decision making body for the America’s . Also serve on the Global HR Steering Committee:
* Oversee America's labor cost budget and ensure alignment on governance and KPI control to support business planning and profitability targets for the region.
• Oversight for Talent Management COE across region. Ensuring all process, governance, leadership training best practice and Performance management systems are leveraged. 100% alignment (Canada to Brazi) on all TM KPI’s and development/implementation of strategy.
* Created the Strategic Workforce Planning COE in 2010. Oversight for the establishment of the team and the development of the strategy, business engagement efforts, and KPI's.
* Led the development of the America's Diveristy Office in 2010.
* Implemented Human Resource Business Partner competency model for region.
* Implemented Human Resource America’s governance model in 2009: Human Resources Operating Committee-America’s (HROC-A) to drive efficiency and transparency across the region. Full HR Scorecard and KPI review. Established HR Program Management Office (PMO) to manage all HR budget, KPI and business planning activities.
• Oversight for the Consumer Driven Health plan implementation in 2009. Continues to sustain a strong health care strategic plan for long term sustainability.

HR Director


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NSANY; Automotive industry

May 2005March 2008 (2 years 11 months) Smryna Mfg and NNA-HQ

Director, HR: Sales, Marketing, Administration and Finance and Sales Finance.-U.S. (2006 to 2008)
* Responsible for managing Relocation budget. In partnership with Sales Leadership, oversaw the improved rotation plans for field sales organization. In partnership with Talent Management, established the “Career Vision” talent review process for all of S & M . This model was, subsequently, expanded to all U.S. functions and currently served as the regional model for the Employee and Leadership development management.
* Reorganized Field HR organization. Realigned regional HR model and implemented HR Business Partner role.
Project Director, Recruiting/Staffing for HQ relocation: California to TN (2005 to 2006)
* Identified and developed team, strategy, budget and technology implementation to support HQ relocation project.
Director, HR/Communications-Manufacturing-Smyrna TN (2005-HQ relo project)
* Responsible for all recruiting, training, employee relations, communications-internal and external, and community affairs for Smyrna plant.
* Served on the Corporate Management Committee-Mfg. Strategic decision making body for U. S. manufacturing teams.

HR Manager and HR Representative

Nissan Norht America

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NSANY; Automotive industry

September 1989May 2005 (15 years 9 months) Smyrna TN and Decherd TN

Various HR roles to support Manufacturing operations.
1989-1994: HR Representative Plant
1994-1995: HR Represenattive Mfg Administration
1995-2002: HR Mananger Nissan Powertrain Operations. (Plant start up)
2002-2004: Sr. Manager, HR Nissan Powertrain Operations
2004-2005: Sr Mananger, HR Nissan Assembly Operations-Smyrna

Mark Stout's Skills & Expertise

  1. Talent Management
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Training
  4. Employee Relations
  5. Internal Communications
  6. Human Resources
  7. Applicant Tracking Systems
  8. Benefits Administration
  9. Onboarding
  10. HRIS
  11. Finance
  12. Personnel Management
  13. Leadership
  14. Workforce Planning
  15. Business Planning
  16. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  17. Process Improvement
  18. Automotive
  19. Leadership Development
  20. Talent Acquisition
  21. Performance Management
  22. Management
  23. Sourcing
  24. Strategic Planning
  25. Strategy
  26. Organizational Development
  27. Employee Benefits

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Mark Stout's Education

Middle Tennessee State University

B.S, Political Science


Activities and Societies: Tennessee Legislature: Senate Intern (1986) Baptist Student Union MTSU HR Student Association: V.P. Programs (1986)

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