"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.
Through the first seven months of 2014, Nissan has delivered a record-setting performance in North America with sales, market share and vehicle production gains across the region, highlighted by the company's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, which has become the top-producing automotive manufacturing plant in the North American industry so far this year.