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Renault board urged Nissan to postpone Ghosn removal: sources



Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Tomorrow In Motion event on the eve of press day at the Paris Auto Show, in Paris, France, October 1, 2018. Picture taken October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

PARIS/TOKYO (Reuters) – Renault’s board had urged Nissan’s board before its meeting on Thursday to delay removing Carlos Ghosn from his position as chairman, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Nissan’s board voted unanimously on Thursday to oust Carlos Ghosn from his post following his shock arrest this week, public broadcaster NHK reported, marking the stunning downfall of the executive once hailed as the saviour of the Japanese automaker.

Reporting by Reuters Newsrooms