Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the six months to September 30, 2014. In spite of volatile economic conditions in several markets, Nissan benefited from strong demand for new products, rising sales in the key North American market, and the favorable impact of the yen correction against the U.S. dollar.
"Today, I will go through some of the business highlights, sales performance and financial results of the six month period to September 30. My colleagues and I will then take any questions you may have."
Nissan has been named one of the world's most valuable brands for 2014, according to Interbrand, the world-leading brand consultancy. In the Best Global Brands Study, released today by Interbrand, Nissan ranked 56, up from 65 in 2013.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn today announced the appointment of Philippe Klein from September 15, 2014, as chief planning officer and a member of the company's Executive Committee following approval by the company's Board of Directors.
Accepting the challenge from Toyota President, Akio Toyoda, Nissan Motor Company Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga undertook his challenge on the afternoon of August 22. Shiga then challenged Mr. Kaetsu, President of Yokohama F. Marinos football team; Mr. Miyatani, President of Nissan Motorsports International; and Mr. Hoshino, CEO of the luxury hotel group, Hoshino Resorts.
Nissan has confirmed Barcelona and Spain midfielder, Andrés Iniesta, as well as Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain captain, Thiago Silva, as their first global ambassadors for its UEFA Champions League partnership.