At the recommendation of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn, the Nissan Board of Directors has decided that as of April 1, 2017, Hiroto Saikawa will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ghosn will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and he will seek a renewal of his mandate at the company’s general shareholders meeting in June 2017.
Rebecca Barker Vest, vice president, corporate development and social responsibility, for Nissan North America, Inc., today was named one of the winners of the Nashville Business Journal 2017 Women of Influence Awards. Now in its 11th year, the Women of Influence Awards honor women who are shaping their companies, improving Nashville communities and paving the way for the next generation of influential female leaders.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance delivered significant growth in 2016, with global sales of 9.96 million vehicles. The car group also reinforced its leadership in zero-emission vehicles with cumulative sales of nearly 425,000 electric vehicles since the introduction of the Nissan LEAF in 2010, followed by the Renault ZOE.
One of five global brands that joined forces with Lucasfilm Ltd. for the extensive global promotional campaign in support of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," Nissan is bringing an immersive "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"-inspired experience for consumers visiting the Nissan display to the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
Before the alliance between Renault and Nissan Motor, I had been to Japan only once in my life. It was in 1984, and I was still with Michelin. I had gone on a business trip to visit Komatsu, but my stay lasted for only two days – too short to get a real impression.
Gary Shapiro has one of the busiest fall schedules you'll ever hear about. As the head of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), you're guaranteed to find Shapiro locking down the final frantic details for CES® hosted each January in Las Vegas.
Nissan and BMW, two of the top EV manufacturers, have again joined forces – this time with EVgo, the nation's largest public DC Fast charging network – to increase public access to DC Fast charging stations across the U.S., with an additional 174 locations in 33 states now available to all EV owners in those markets, and over 50 more planned to be installed in 2017, supported by the partnership.
Carlos Ghosn is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., a global automotive company with more than 240,000 employees and over US$110 billion in revenue. As the CEO of both Nissan Motor and Renault, and the chairman of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Ghosn splits his time each month between Japan, France and other markets where the companies operate, such as the U.S., Brazil, China and the Middle East.