Nissan’s CEO clashes with French government over governance at the car maker.
French economy minister Emmanuel Macron has challenged Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of car makers Renault and Nissan, who is advocating an overhaul of the cross-shareholdings that underpin the Franco-Japanese alliance to give more power to Nissan
"He is CEO, not shareholder," Macron said about Ghosn, according to French newspaper Les Echos.
The priority is not to change the alliance's corporate governance, but to focus on the industrial success of the two companies, Macron said, according to the paper.
The Nissan board, which is chaired by Ghosn, is considering increasing the Japanese car maker's stake in Renault to balance vo
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