Chandra Vasser

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Nissan

Vasser most recently was a director of finance for several sales and marketing functions in Nissan’s U.S. business operations. She joined Nissan in 2004 and worked in positions of increasing responsibility in the finance and purchasing functions.

Among her roles, she currently is a member of Nissan’s Diversity Advisory Council, and she previously worked as director of purchasing for several functional areas, which included leadership of supplier diversity. Under her leadership, Nissan was recognized as the “2016 Corporation of the Year” by the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC). 

Vasser earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tennessee State University, and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. She recently completed the McKinsey Academy’s Black Executive Leadership Program.

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