Ghosn scandal continues to haunt Nissan
TOKYO: Two-and-a-half years after Carlos Ghosn’s arrest, Nissan Motor Co. is still struggling to emerge from the scandalized affair involving the former chairman and CEO.
Shareholders at the Japanese automaker’s annual meeting yesterday repeatedly questioned executives about the events surrounding Ghosn’s 2018 arrest, suggesting that Nissan was perhaps better off during the former auto executive’s era of management.
“Under Ghosn’s leadership there were a lot of good things. There were a lot of beautiful flowers within Nissan,” one said during questioning at the company’s headquarters in Yokohama, pointing to a period four years ago when the three-way alliance of Nissan, Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. topped global sales volumes.
Nissan has posted two straight