Carlos Ghosn to step down as Nissan CEO on April 1

Carlos Ghosn to step down as Nissan CEO on April 1

0 comments 📅10 April 2017, 15:00

Carlos Ghosn announced he wishes be stepping down as CEO of the Nissan on April 1, to be replaced by current Nissan co-CEO Hiroto Saikawa. The pull up stakes comes after close to two decades of leadership and the rebuilding of a company that was establish discontinue to disaster. Ghosn isn’t finished with the company he helped rebuild, as he will continue on as chairman of the board and continue on as leader of the Renault-Nissan Alliance following the mutation of guard.

In addition to running Renault-Nissan, Ghosn has taken over as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors after acquiring a 34-percent pike in 2016, a move he spearheaded. Ghosn stated, “I am confident that the management combine I have developed at Nissan over the past 18 years has the talent and involvement to meet the company’s operational and strategic goals. Having recently taken on new responsibilities at Mitsubishi Motors, and irresistible into consideration the upcoming Nissan general shareholders meeting, I have sure that the time is right for Hiroto Saikawa to succeed me as Nissan’s CEO.”

A release from Renault-Nissan said the make a move allows Ghosn to focus more attention on bringing together the three companies. Saikawa, his replacement, has been with Nissan since 1977 and has overseen operations in the assemblage’s markets worldwide.


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