Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. shareholders today confirmed support for the company's CEO and board of directors with near-unanimous approval of management's three proposals during the 115th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn and Chief Competitive Officer (CCO) Hiroto Saikawa reviewed the company's performance during the past fiscal year and the outlook for the year ahead.
"2013 was a milestone year for Nissan Motor Corporation. As you may know, we commemorated our 80th anniversary. Datsun, the iconic brand in the history of our growth is back in fast growing markets. We are halfway through the six-year midterm plan, Nissan Power 88. The organization is totally ready to embark on the second-half of the plan with strategic investments and stronger management structure in place."
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. reduced CO2 emissions from global corporate activities in fiscal year 2013 while increasing vehicle production by 5.1 percent. The 2.0 percent cut in CO2 during the year puts the company on track to achieve its goal of a 20 percent reduction by fiscal year 2016, compared to 2005.
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