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Nissan China chief appointed as next CEO
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8th Oct 2019
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Nissan China chief appointed as next CEO

The board of directors at Nissan have selected a new CEO: Makoto Uchida, the current head of the company's operations in China. Aside from heading up one of Nissan's more successful divisions, Uchida also has extensive experience with alliance partner Renault. The relationship between Nissan and Renault has become fractured since the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO of both companies, and this year's failed merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler.
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Fiat Chrysler and Renault in talks to revive merger - report
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10th Jun 2019
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Fiat Chrysler and Renault in talks to revive merger - report

High-level discussions are reportedly taking place between Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) aimed at reviving the merger between the two companies, and gaining the approval of Nissan, Renault's alliance partner. Three sources have told Reuters John Elkann, chairman of FCA, has had talks with Jean-Dominique Senard, Renault's chairman, and Thierry Bollore, the French automaker's CEO, about bringing the proposed merger between the two companies back to life.
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Nissan CEO plans to step down
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25th Jan 2019
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Nissan CEO plans to step down

In a late night press conference in Tokyo, Hiroto Saikawa, CEO of Nissan, told reporters, including those from Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal, he "would like to complete my responsibilities as quickly as possible and pass the baton on to the next leader". Saikawa stated he will concentrate on overhauling the company's governance structures. Its three independent directors and outside experts are currently looking into the issue and plan to deliver a report by the end of March.
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