Nissan Motor retains Saikawa as CEO

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Nissan Motor stated Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would remain as chief executive, backing the protege of former chairman Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had previously pushed for a modification in the Japanese automaker’s leadership. Saikawa’s re-appointment is likely to be observed as a rebuff to Renault SA, which has pushed for leadership modifications […]

Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi Motors hold the first meeting of new management body in France

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The new management body of Nissan Motor, Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors held its first meeting Friday and started discussing ways to improve the alliance following multiple arrests of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa, Renault CEO Thierry Bollore and Mitsubishi Motors CEO Masuko Osamu participated in the meeting, which was chaired by […]

Nissan shareholders oust Carlos Ghosn as a director

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Nissan shareholders ousted Carlos Ghosn as a director on Monday, severing his last tie with the automaker he rescued from near-bankruptcy about 20 years and from which he is now alleged of siphoning funds. Days after Ghosn’s recent arrest in Tokyo, shareholders gathered for an extraordinary meeting, showing bafflement and disquiet about increasing allegations of […]

Nissan and Renault reaffirm alliance

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Though the talks about Nissan chairmanship were avoided Top executives from Nissan and Renault on Thursday reaffirmed the necessity of an alliance that has been pressured by removal of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, but avoided discussing the potentially controversial issue of Nissan’s next chairman. The recently appointed chairman of France’s Renault SA, Jean-Dominique Senard, travelled […]

Renault’s Senard to meet Nissan CEO Saikawa this week

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Renault’s chairman will meet Nissan’s CEO this week in Japan as they look forward to cement their collaboration after the elimination of former alliance leader Carlos Ghosn, the Japanese automaker stated on Tuesday. Jean-Dominique Senard, named chairman of the French automaker last month, is going to visit Nissan’s headquarters located in Yokohama to meet the […]

Nissan CEO looks forward to talks with new Renault chairman on Thursday

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Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is intending to hold his first in person conversation with new Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard on the sidelines of an alliance meeting in the Netherlands on Thursday, NHK reported. “I want to utilize the opportunity as high as possible to talk with him,” Saikawa informed reporters on Wednesday in […]

Renault names new leaders following Ghosn’s resignation

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Renault appointed Michelin boss Jean-Dominique Senard as its new chairman on Thursday, after former chairman Carlos Ghosn was forced to resign following financial scandal that has deeply affected the French automaker and its alliance with Japan’s Nissan. Senard will become chairman immediately, the company stated, with deputy chief executive Thierry Bollore taking over Ghosn’s other […]