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They are the latest Nissan veterans to go after former CEO Hiroto Saikawa was forced to resign in September as directors sought a clean break with the Ghosn era NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co on Friday named American Stephen Ma as its next finance chief and said some veteran executives were stepping down putting a new generation in charge of a company battling to recover from plunging profits and management scandal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-management/nissan-picks-american-as-finance-chief-as-new-generation-takes-helm-idUSKBN1XB3IV2019-11-02
Saikawa and Bollore barely spoke and were seen as clear irritants to the relationship between the two companies French official and company sources told Reuters in June PositiveTensions between Renault and Nissan which picked a new CEO on Tuesday have been high since Ghosns arrest in Tokyo last year on allegations of financial misconduct which he denies http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-ceo/renault-ousts-ceo-in-drive-to-reboot-nissan-alliance-idUSKBN1WQ10B2019-10-12
Reuters reported last month that Saikawas fate was sealed by two external directors who persuaded the board to oust the former Ghosn protege and spare the company more reputational damage NegativeTOKYO The board of Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-board/nissan-board-set-for-tense-meeting-as-alleged-split-over-future-leadership-emerges-idUSKBN1WM1XH2019-10-08
Saikawa was allowed to step down earlier this month after he admitted to being overpaid in breach of company rules following an internal investigation NegativeCarole Ghosn the wife of former Nissan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-trial/former-nissan-boss-ghosns-wife-says-he-may-not-get-fair-trial-in-japan-cnbc-idUSKBN1WB2ZQ2019-09-27
Nissan said earlier this month CEO Hiroto Saikawa was stepping down after he admitted to being overpaid in breach of company rules NegativeWASHINGTON Nissan Motor Co and its former Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn have agreed to settle claims from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision over false financial disclosures related to Ghosns compensation an SEC statement said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-sec-nissan/nissan-ghosn-settle-u-s-sec-claims-over-undisclosed-compensation-idUSKBN1W81NY2019-09-24
Japans secondlargest automaker said on Monday CEO Hiroto Saikawa would step down on Sept NeutralTOKYO The next head of Nissan Motor Co will need to prioritize a recovery in profits at the troubled Japanese firm ahead of trying to fix its relationship with top shareholder Renault SA executives and analysts say http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ceo-challenges/recovery-first-for-next-nissan-ceo-priority-is-profit-before-renault-partnership-idUSKCN1VV1IF2019-09-11
A key question will be how Saikawas successor approaches the alliance with Renault NeutralYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissans-saikawa-bows-to-pressure-to-quit-as-ceo-on-september-16-idUSKCN1VT0I72019-09-10
Nissan declined to comment on Saikawas intention to resign and did not respond to a request for comment on Mondays meeting NegativeNissan Motor Cos http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-to-discuss-saikawa-successors-at-meeting-on-monday-source-idUSKCN1VT0I72019-09-09
Pressure has mounted on Saikawa given the companys poor performance and strained ties with Renault NegativeNissan Motor Cos http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-to-discuss-saikawa-successors-at-meeting-on-monday-source-idUSKCN1VT0I72019-09-09
For investors a key question will be how Saikawas successor steers the alliance with Renault NeutralNissan Motor Cos http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-to-discuss-saikawa-successors-at-meeting-on-monday-source-idUSKCN1VT0I72019-09-09
A source told Reuters the carmakers nominating committee will discuss Saikawas resignation and possible successors on Monday NegativeTOKYO Sept 9 Japanese shares hit a closing high on Monday supported by hopes that stimulus from the worlds largest economies would help stave off a global recession http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/japanese-stocks-end-at-5-1-2-week-high-on-global-stimulus-hopes-idUSL3N2601BC2019-09-09
I dont think it one of the sources said when asked if Saikawa could resign to take responsibility for the alleged misconduct NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-not-currently-considering-asking-ceo-saikawa-to-resign-sources-idUSKCN1VR08G2019-09-06
TOKYO Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures under a scheme designed by ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures under a scheme designed by ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-probe-finds-ceo-saikawa-other-execs-overpaid-in-compliance-failure-source-idUSKCN1VP34J2019-09-06
I am deeply sorry for causing Saikawa said according to Jiji Press NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures under a scheme designed by ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-probe-finds-ceo-saikawa-other-execs-overpaid-in-compliance-failure-source-idUSKCN1VP34J2019-09-06
In other comments reported by Kyodo news Saikawa denied any direct role in the execution of a stock appreciation rights scheme and said he thought proper had been taken NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures under a scheme designed by ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-probe-finds-ceo-saikawa-other-execs-overpaid-in-compliance-failure-source-idUSKCN1VP34J2019-09-06
Saikawa was reappointed by shareholders with the lowest approval rating among the 11 directors in June NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures under a scheme designed by ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ceo/nissan-probe-finds-ceo-saikawa-other-execs-overpaid-in-compliance-failure-source-idUSKCN1VP34J2019-09-06
TOKYO An internal probe at Nissan Motor Co has determined that Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and multiple other executives had received excess stock performancerelated compensation in violation of company rules a source said on Thursday NegativeTOKYO An internal probe at Nissan Motor Co has determined that Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and multiple other executives had received excess stock performancerelated compensation in violation of company rules a source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ceo-committee/nissan-ceo-others-received-excess-compensation-in-violation-of-rules-source-idUSKCN1VQ06E2019-09-06
But an extended tenure for Saikawa at Nissan may be unlikely as the automaker has tasked a newly formed nominations committee with finding his successor PositiveYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-jobs/nissan-warns-of-profit-plunge-set-to-unveil-10000-job-cuts-idUSKCN1UJ01D2019-07-25
Of note Saikawa has been struggling to halt falling sales in the United States one of its biggest overseas markets where it has been paying high sales incentives to dealerships NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-jobs/japans-nissan-to-double-global-job-cuts-to-over-10000-source-idUSKCN1UJ01D2019-07-24
While addressing faltering performance Saikawa also has to repair trust with Renault which has deteriorated in past months as the French automaker sought more control within Nissan NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-jobs/japans-nissan-to-double-global-job-cuts-to-over-10000-source-idUSKCN1UJ01D2019-07-24
TOKYO Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa had the lowest approval among the 11 directors endorsed by shareholders at its annual general meeting this week gaining only of the votes a filing showed on Thursday PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa had the lowest approval among the 11 directors endorsed by shareholders at its annual general meeting this week gaining only of the votes a filing showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-saikawa-votes/nissans-saikawa-gets-lowest-approval-among-directors-endorsed-at-agm-filing-idUSKCN1TS19N2019-06-28
The alliance has been successful until now because we have respected each others said Saikawa PositiveYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with Frances Renault SA saying inequality between the partners could unravel their twodecadeold automaking alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-shareholders/with-job-intact-nissans-ceo-pins-renault-alliance-on-mutual-respect-flags-inequality-risk-idUSKCN1TQ0532019-06-26
Saikawa also said Nissan would postpone on the future direction of the alliance as the automaker prioritized recovery of its dismal financial performance NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with Frances Renault SA saying inequality between the partners could unravel their twodecadeold automaking alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-shareholders/with-job-intact-nissans-ceo-pins-renault-alliance-on-mutual-respect-flags-inequality-risk-idUSKCN1TQ0532019-06-26
Frances finance ministry Renaults biggest shareholder with a stake declined to comment on Saikawas comments NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with Frances Renault SA saying inequality between the partners could unravel their twodecadeold automaking alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-shareholders/with-job-intact-nissans-ceo-pins-renault-alliance-on-mutual-respect-flags-inequality-risk-idUSKCN1TQ0532019-06-26
TOKYO Nissan Motor shareholders are widely expected to back Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at an annual general meeting on Tuesday extending his tumultuous tenure at an automaker shaken by scandal and the loss of trust with alliance partner Renault NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor shareholders are widely expected to back Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at an annual general meeting on Tuesday extending his tumultuous tenure at an automaker shaken by scandal and the loss of trust with alliance partner Renault http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-shareholders/nissan-shareholders-set-to-back-ceo-saikawa-amid-fraying-ties-with-renault-idUSKCN1TP0ZD2019-06-25
If Renault abstained on the governance reform proposals it would put a big question mark on Saikawas ability to manage Nissan as its chief one Nissan source said PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor shareholders are widely expected to back Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at an annual general meeting on Tuesday extending his tumultuous tenure at an automaker shaken by scandal and the loss of trust with alliance partner Renault http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-shareholders/nissan-shareholders-set-to-back-ceo-saikawa-amid-fraying-ties-with-renault-idUSKCN1TP0ZD2019-06-25
A recent push by Renault SA to block a governance overhaul at Nissan has put the twodecadeold FrancoJapanese alliance in jeopardy posing a headache for Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motors chief executive said on Thursday he would discuss differences in views over the automakers plan to reform its governance directly with Renault calling the French car maker an important shareholder and partner Jiji news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-renault/nissan-ceo-will-discuss-differences-in-views-with-important-partner-renault-jiji-idUSKCN1TE01M2019-06-13
Saikawas position also appears more fragile after two leading investment advisory firms recommended a vote against his reappointment at the Japanese carmakers June 25 shareholder gathering NeutralPARIS French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman JeanDominique Senard who is furious over the governments interference at the carmaker sources told Reuters raising questions over Senards future http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-shareholders-exclusive/exclusive-renault-chairman-weakened-as-macron-snubs-meeting-sources-idUSKCN1TD1HW2019-06-13
The rift could put further pressure on Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa who looks increasingly at odds with Renault NegativeThe twodecadeold partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday as the French automakers demand for a greater say in Nissans new governance system drew rare public censure by the Japanese firm http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-renault-governance/renault-rift-with-nissan-widens-over-governance-casts-shadow-on-alliance-idUSKCN1TA0PS2019-06-11
TOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stocklinked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stocklinked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-kelly/nissan-ceo-got-higher-stock-linked-bonus-after-payout-date-changed-former-director-kelly-says-idUSKCN1TB16U2019-06-11
Ghosn also faces charges that he enriched himself at the expense of Nissan and Saikawa has said the Japanese automaker may claim damages from his former mentor NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stocklinked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-kelly/nissan-ceo-got-higher-stock-linked-bonus-after-payout-date-changed-former-director-kelly-says-idUSKCN1TB16U2019-06-11
The meeting comes amid mounting strains that may preclude compromise after Senard warned Saikawa that Renault was prepared to block key Nissan governance reforms in a dispute over board committees NegativePARIS Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmakers alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd according to several sources close to the companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-renault-m-a-fiat-chrysler-nissan-excl/exclusive-fca-renault-revival-may-hinge-on-nissan-stake-cut-sources-idUSKCN1TB03O2019-06-10
If there are differences of opinion then Id like for those to be Jiji quoted Hiroto Saikawa as saying PositiveTOKYO If Nissan Motor Co and its top shareholder Renault SA have differences of opinion then those should be discussed Jiji news agency quoted Nissans chief executive as saying on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-renault-governance-ceo/nissan-ceo-if-differences-of-opinion-with-renault-then-would-like-to-discuss-jiji-idUSKCN1TB01C2019-06-10
Renault had no comment on Saikawas statement company spokesman Frederic Texier said NeutralTalks on Fiat Chryslers proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday as France sought more concessions to maintain government influence over the new carmakers management and French assets sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fiat-m-a-nissan/french-demands-challenge-fca-renault-deal-push-idUSKCN1T41F72019-06-04
Renault had previously angled for a merger with Nissan but has been rebuffed by CEO Hiroto Saikawa NegativeNissans advanced technologies including platforms and electric powertrains could give it leverage in a merger involving Renault and Fiat Chrysler thanks to a royalty system it has with the former two people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-renault-m-a-nissan/nissans-technology-could-pay-in-renault-fca-deal-sources-idUSKCN1T01RJ2019-05-31
Hiroto Saikawa also said that the issue of whether the two companies should merge should be left to them NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co doesnt see any particularly negative aspects for it in a possible merger of alliance partner Renault with Fiat Chrysler the chief executive of the Japanese automaker said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-renault-ceo/dont-see-particularly-negative-aspects-in-renault-deal-nissan-ceo-idUSKCN1SZ1ZF2019-05-30
This is an issue for the two companies to Saikawa told reporters following a meeting of Nissan Renault and junior partner Mitsubishi Motors Corp earlier in the day PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co doesnt see any particularly negative aspects for it in a possible merger of alliance partner Renault with Fiat Chrysler the chief executive of the Japanese automaker said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-renault-ceo/dont-see-particularly-negative-aspects-in-renault-deal-nissan-ceo-idUSKCN1SZ1ZF2019-05-30
Overall we dont see any particularly negative to the planned merger which was for Renault and FCA to decide Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa told reporters on Wednesday NegativeTOKYO Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed billion tieup which would complicate an already uneasy alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-renault/nissan-ceo-sees-no-big-downside-to-fca-renault-merger-idUSKCN1SZ10O2019-05-30
Saikawa told Japanese TV on Tuesday that Nissan is open to constructive PositivePARIS France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler its finance minister said on Tuesday underscoring the challenges facing the plan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-m-a-fiat-chrysler/france-wants-fca-renault-job-guarantees-and-nissan-on-board-idUSKCN1SY0FR2019-05-29
All this put Saikawa under massive a second source said referring to the fact that negotiations caught the CEO and senior management off guard PositiveNissan found out about Renaults merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public four sources told Reuters stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20year alliance with Renault http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-m-a-fiat-chrysler-nissan/blindsided-by-fca-renault-talks-nissan-risks-being-left-by-the-roadside-idUSKCN1SY1KI2019-05-29
stake in Nissan had previously angled for a merger with Nissan but Saikawa has long opposed a full integration NegativeNissan found out about Renaults merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public four sources told Reuters stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20year alliance with Renault http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-m-a-fiat-chrysler-nissan/blindsided-by-fca-renault-talks-nissan-risks-being-left-by-the-roadside-idUSKCN1SY1KI2019-05-29
Saikawa told reporters on Tuesday that strengthening the alliance and constructive discussions are forward looking and we are open to constructive according to Japanese broadcasters PositiveNissan found out about Renaults merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public four sources told Reuters stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20year alliance with Renault http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-m-a-fiat-chrysler-nissan/blindsided-by-fca-renault-talks-nissan-risks-being-left-by-the-roadside-idUSKCN1SY1KI2019-05-29
It also decided that Saikawa would stay on as chief executive though Renault had earlier pushed for a change in Nissans leadership NeutralYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment and none of the nominees to the Japanese automakers board are pressing to make it an issue now an external director said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-board/nissan-board-nominees-not-broaching-merger-issue-member-idUSKCN1ST15L2019-05-24
TOKYO Japans Nissan Motor Co said on Friday it would keep Hiroto Saikawa as its chief executive while bringing in the boss of alliance partner Renault to its board PositiveTOKYO Japans Nissan Motor Co said on Friday it would keep Hiroto Saikawa as its chief executive while bringing in the boss of alliance partner Renault to its board http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-directors-statement/nissan-says-saikawa-to-remain-as-ceo-renault-chief-to-join-board-idUSKCN1SN0JH2019-05-18
Two sources told Reuters earlier that Saikawa would stay on even though Renault has been pushing for change in the Japanese companys leadership NeutralTOKYO Japans Nissan Motor Co said on Friday it would keep Hiroto Saikawa as its chief executive while bringing in the boss of alliance partner Renault to its board http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-directors-statement/nissan-says-saikawa-to-remain-as-ceo-renault-chief-to-join-board-idUSKCN1SN0JH2019-05-18
TOKYO Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automakers leadership PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automakers leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-directors/nissan-retains-saikawa-as-ceo-in-likely-rebuff-of-renault-idUSKCN1SN04V2019-05-18
While there are issues pertaining to Saikawas responsibility we feel it is more constructive to focus on cooperation within the alliance Nissans recovery and its strategic Keiko Ihara said PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automakers leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-directors/nissan-retains-saikawa-as-ceo-in-likely-rebuff-of-renault-idUSKCN1SN04V2019-05-18
JeanDominique Senard who replaced Ghosn as Renault chairman in January sees Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa as an obstacle to progress several people told Reuters NegativeRenault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks sources at both companies said after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-nissan-analysis/nissan-earnings-slide-fuels-renault-deal-pressure-idUSKCN1SK2DM2019-05-15
Renault will continue to push for talks citing performance as the an executive close to Saikawa said after the results presentation PositiveRenault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks sources at both companies said after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-nissan-analysis/nissan-earnings-slide-fuels-renault-deal-pressure-idUSKCN1SK2DM2019-05-15
Im very aware that his view on this matter differs from Saikawa said NeutralRenault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks sources at both companies said after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-nissan-analysis/nissan-earnings-slide-fuels-renault-deal-pressure-idUSKCN1SK2DM2019-05-15
Whether Saikawa gets to make that call may depend on his own board whose upcoming meeting will be a first test of his support following the dire financial disclosures PositiveRenault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks sources at both companies said after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-nissan-analysis/nissan-earnings-slide-fuels-renault-deal-pressure-idUSKCN1SK2DM2019-05-15
The French carmaker now privately argues that moving things forward may require turning the page on the Saikawa sources close to the Renault leadership said NeutralRenault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks sources at both companies said after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-nissan-analysis/nissan-earnings-slide-fuels-renault-deal-pressure-idUSKCN1SK2DM2019-05-15
But the French carmakers impatience could also backfire again by helping Saikawa to shore up board support according to an executive close to Nissans senior leadership PositiveRenault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks sources at both companies said after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-renault-nissan-analysis/nissan-earnings-slide-fuels-renault-deal-pressure-idUSKCN1SK2DM2019-05-15
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa said U.S. profit margins had hit a low level of between and NeutralNissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit rock with a drop in annual operating profit http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-usa-sales-focus/nissan-faces-long-rocky-road-to-cut-u-s-discounts-rental-sales-idUSKCN1SK2E02019-05-15
Its going to take more time than we thought to recover from this Saikawa said PositiveNissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit rock with a drop in annual operating profit http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-usa-sales-focus/nissan-faces-long-rocky-road-to-cut-u-s-discounts-rental-sales-idUSKCN1SK2E02019-05-15
Saikawa declined to comment on the progress of the discussions but acknowledged a difference of opinion with Renault Chairman JeanDominique Senard regarding a closer capital integration between the two companies PositiveYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co forecast a plunge in its annual operating profit putting it on course for the weakest earnings in 11 years and underscoring its struggle to turn the page after former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was ousted http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/nissan-set-for-weakest-profit-in-11-years-as-ghosn-woes-bleak-sales-weigh-idUSKCN1SK0V72019-05-15
Saikawa has said that he planned to eventually hand over to a successor but on Tuesday he gave no indication of when such a move may come PositiveYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co forecast a plunge in its annual operating profit putting it on course for the weakest earnings in 11 years and underscoring its struggle to turn the page after former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was ousted http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/nissan-set-for-weakest-profit-in-11-years-as-ghosn-woes-bleak-sales-weigh-idUSKCN1SK0V72019-05-15
Saikawa has pledged to focus on improving U.S. profit margins but it has been a slow process as Nissan continues to resort to discounting PositiveYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co forecast a plunge in its annual operating profit putting it on course for the weakest earnings in 11 years and underscoring its struggle to turn the page after former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was ousted http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/nissan-set-for-weakest-profit-in-11-years-as-ghosn-woes-bleak-sales-weigh-idUSKCN1SK0V72019-05-15
Were not in a position to be discussing Saikawa told reporters late on Friday PositiveTOKYO Renault will propose a plan to create a joint holding company that would give the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan equal footing a person with knowledge of the issue told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-renault/renault-to-propose-joint-holding-company-with-nissan-source-idUSKCN1S20L42019-04-27
Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa declined to say whether the company had received such a proposal from Renault NegativeTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd will reject a management integration proposal from French partner Renault SA and will call for an equal capital relationship the Nikkei newspaper said on Monday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-renault-nissan-alliance/nissan-to-reject-new-integration-proposal-from-renault-nikkei-idUSKCN1RY0PF2019-04-23
At the briefing the committee declined to comment on whether other individual directors including Saikawa should be held responsible for failing to prevent the alleged actions by Ghosn NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan An external committee reviewing governance at Nissan Motor Co said on Wednesday there were enough facts to suspect violations of laws and the private use of company funds by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-governance-report/nissan-committee-says-facts-point-to-legal-violations-by-former-chairman-ghosn-idUSKCN1R81602019-03-28
TOKYO Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa said on Thursday he was not aware of discussions about the possibility that its French partner Renault SA was considering a bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa said on Thursday he was not aware of discussions about the possibility that its French partner Renault SA was considering a bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-renault-nissan-fiat-chrysler/nissan-ceo-says-he-has-not-heard-about-possible-bid-for-fca-idUSKCN1R902A2019-03-28
When asked by reporters whether he had heard about the talks cited in a media report the previous day Saikawa Not at PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa said on Thursday he was not aware of discussions about the possibility that its French partner Renault SA was considering a bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-renault-nissan-fiat-chrysler/nissan-ceo-says-he-has-not-heard-about-possible-bid-for-fca-idUSKCN1R902A2019-03-28
Nissan declined to make Imazu Nada and Saikawa available for comment on this article NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan In September 2007 despite weighty responsibilities at the helm of Nissan Motor Co and alliance partner Renault SA Carlos Ghosn found time to get involved in a seemingly straightforward business decision http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-downfall-insight/counting-the-cost-nissan-unpicks-ghosn-legacy-of-high-handedness-and-wrongdoings-idUSKCN1R10Z22019-03-21
Ghosns spokesman said officials at Nissan including Saikawa and Nada had been aware of and had approved of the provision of the residences PositiveYOKOHAMA Japan In September 2007 despite weighty responsibilities at the helm of Nissan Motor Co and alliance partner Renault SA Carlos Ghosn found time to get involved in a seemingly straightforward business decision http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-downfall-insight/counting-the-cost-nissan-unpicks-ghosn-legacy-of-high-handedness-and-wrongdoings-idUSKCN1R10Z22019-03-21
Renault Chairman JeanDominique Senard Renault CEO Thierry Bollore Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa and Mitsubishi Motors Chairman and CEO Osamu Masuko will attend the onehour event scheduled from p PositiveTOKYO The heads of Renault SA Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp will hold a joint news conference at Nissans headquarters in Yokohama on Tuesday Nissan said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-meeting/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-chiefs-to-hold-news-conference-tuesday-idUSKBN1QS0CS2019-03-11
Separately Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa told reporters that the issue of a merger between Nissan and Renault did not come up nor did the issue of Nissans chairmanship NegativeTOKYO The chief executives of Japans Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors met with the newly appointed chairman of Renault in Tokyo on Thursday and reaffirmed the importance of their threeway alliance Mitsubishi CEO Osamu Masuko said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-meeting/nissan-renault-and-mitsubishi-executives-reaffirmed-importance-of-alliance-mitsubishi-chief-idUSKCN1Q32002019-02-15
There were some operational issues we needed to discuss so that was the focus of our Saikawa said NegativeTOKYO Top executives from Nissan and Renault on Thursday reaffirmed the importance of an alliance that has been pressured by the ousting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn but avoided discussing the potentially contentious issue of Nissans next chairman http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/nissan-and-renault-reaffirm-alliance-but-avoid-talk-of-nissan-chairmanship-idUSKCN1Q304T2019-02-15
Senards meeting with Saikawa would be the second since they first met facetoface late last month PositiveTOKYO Top executives from Nissan and Renault on Thursday reaffirmed the importance of an alliance that has been pressured by the ousting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn but avoided discussing the potentially contentious issue of Nissans next chairman http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/nissan-and-renault-reaffirm-alliance-but-avoid-talk-of-nissan-chairmanship-idUSKCN1Q304T2019-02-15
The carmaker is due to present its fullyear earnings on Thursday as Senard travels to Tokyo for talks with Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa and Japanese officials PositivePARIS Renault said it had scrapped 30 million euros in deferred and severance pay to former boss Carlos Ghosn forced out last month following his arrest for suspected financial misconduct at Japanese affiliate Nissan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-exclusive/renault-scraps-ghosns-30-million-euro-parachute-with-government-backing-idUSKCN1Q213D2019-02-14
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa is scheduled to meet newly appointed Renault Chairman JeanDominique Senard on Thursday in Japan as they look at ways to cement their partnership PositiveTOKYO Carlos Ghosns chief defense attorney Motonari Otsuru resigned and was replaced by a team that includes hotshot lawyer Junichiro Hironaka in a change of strategy from the ousted Nissan Motor chairman three months after his arrest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-lawyer/ghosn-changes-lawyer-team-adds-hotshot-attorney-in-change-of-strategy-idUSKCN1Q20N02019-02-14
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa is eager to familiarize Senard with Nissan and Alliance operations to optimize their work the automaker said in a statement PositiveJeanDominique Senard named chairman of the French automaker last month will visit Nissans headquarters in Yokohama to meet the companys executives and become better acquainted with its Japanese partner http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renaults-senard-to-meet-nissan-ceo-saikawa-in-japan-this-week-nissan-idUSKCN1Q10AU2019-02-13
First of all we have to restore trust and stabilize the the Nikkei quoted Saikawa as saying PositiveJeanDominique Senard named chairman of the French automaker last month will visit Nissans headquarters in Yokohama to meet the companys executives and become better acquainted with its Japanese partner http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renaults-senard-to-meet-nissan-ceo-saikawa-in-japan-this-week-nissan-idUSKCN1Q10AU2019-02-13
This could mean a reassessment of the alliances growth targets through 2022 Saikawa said at a briefing on Tuesday PositiveYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor warned its annual profit will plumb sixyear lows on waning global sales underlining the challenges it faces as it also grapples with the fallout from the shocking arrest and ouster of its former chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/rough-ride-nissan-slashes-outlook-unveils-ghosn-related-charge-idUSKCN1Q10QU2019-02-13
Saikawa said Nissan will avoid trying to meet sales targets by using discounts a strategy which has hurt its profitability in North America the worlds No NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor warned its annual profit will plumb sixyear lows on waning global sales underlining the challenges it faces as it also grapples with the fallout from the shocking arrest and ouster of its former chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/rough-ride-nissan-slashes-outlook-unveils-ghosn-related-charge-idUSKCN1Q10QU2019-02-13
While it is possible that a Japanese court could order Nissan to pay Ghosn that amount Saikawa said it was the expense would be realized NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor warned its annual profit will plumb sixyear lows on waning global sales underlining the challenges it faces as it also grapples with the fallout from the shocking arrest and ouster of its former chairman Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-results/rough-ride-nissan-slashes-outlook-unveils-ghosn-related-charge-idUSKCN1Q10QU2019-02-13
Meanwhile NHK reported that Saikawa plans to hold his first facetoface discussion with new Renault Chairman JeanDominique Senard on the sidelines of an alliance meeting in the Netherlands on Thursday PositiveTOKYO Carlos Ghosn said Nissan executives opposed to his plans for closer ties with automaking partner Renault SA resorted to plot and to disrupt them and were behind the financial misconduct allegations against him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-nikkei/ghosn-says-nissan-executives-used-plot-and-treason-to-halt-renault-integration-nikkei-idUSKCN1PO0U42019-01-31
I want to use the opportunity as much as possible to talk with Saikawa told reporters on Wednesday in footage aired on the Japanese public broadcaster PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa is aiming to hold his first facetoface discussion with new Renault SA Chairman JeanDominique Senard on the sidelines of an alliance meeting in the Netherlands on Thursday NHK reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa/nissan-ceo-eyes-first-talks-with-new-renault-chairman-on-thursday-nhk-idUSKCN1PO0A82019-01-30
TOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa is aiming to hold his first facetoface discussion with new Renault SA Chairman JeanDominique Senard on the sidelines of an alliance meeting in the Netherlands on Thursday NHK reported PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa is aiming to hold his first facetoface discussion with new Renault SA Chairman JeanDominique Senard on the sidelines of an alliance meeting in the Netherlands on Thursday NHK reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa/nissan-ceo-eyes-first-talks-with-new-renault-chairman-on-thursday-nhk-idUSKCN1PO0A82019-01-30
Hiroto Saikawa takes over as CEO saying he aims to increase the quality of Nissan sales after years of focusing on volumes PositiveTOKYO Carlos Ghosns two decades at the helm of FrancoJapanese carmaking alliance RenaultNissan has formally come to an end with his departure as chairman and chief executive of Renault http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-timeline/turnaround-to-integration-ghosns-tenure-at-renault-nissan-idUSKCN1PI24N2019-01-25
Nissan welcomed the leadership change which CEO Hiroto Saikawa said would open a new for the partnership PositivePARIS Renault appointed Michelin boss JeanDominique Senard as its new chairman on Thursday after Carlos Ghosn was forced to resign in the wake of a financial scandal that has rocked the French carmaker and its alliance with Japans Nissan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renault-names-new-leaders-as-scandal-hit-ghosn-bows-out-idUSKCN1PI1M92019-01-25
Following Ghosns arrest Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa had sought to weaken Renaults control and resisted its attempts to nominate new directors to the Japanese carmakers board NegativePARIS Renault appointed Michelin boss JeanDominique Senard as its new chairman on Thursday after Carlos Ghosn was forced to resign in the wake of a financial scandal that has rocked the French carmaker and its alliance with Japans Nissan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renault-names-new-leaders-as-scandal-hit-ghosn-bows-out-idUSKCN1PI1M92019-01-25
Now is not the time to discuss structural changes Saikawa reiterated on Thursday NegativePARIS Renault appointed Michelin boss JeanDominique Senard as its new chairman on Thursday after Carlos Ghosn was forced to resign in the wake of a financial scandal that has rocked the French carmaker and its alliance with Japans Nissan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renault-names-new-leaders-as-scandal-hit-ghosn-bows-out-idUSKCN1PI1M92019-01-25
TOKYO Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa said on Monday that he had not heard directly about a reported French proposal to integrate the Japanese carmakers management with Renault adding that it was not the time to discuss revising the partners capital ties NegativeTOKYO Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa said on Monday that he had not heard directly about a reported French proposal to integrate the Japanese carmakers management with Renault adding that it was not the time to discuss revising the partners capital ties http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-saikawa/nissan-renault-not-ready-to-discuss-new-capital-ties-saikawa-idUSKCN1PF0NE2019-01-21
We are not at the stage for such Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa told reporters on Monday NegativeTOKYO Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire guards to monitor him in an unusual bid to secure his release on bail after two months of detention in Japan for alleged financial crimes http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/nissans-ghosn-offers-to-wear-electronic-ankle-tag-for-bail-idUSKCN1PF04K2019-01-21
Renault executives and French government officials were planning to meet Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa in Japan on Thursday Japanese media said as the automakers consider their partnership in the wake of alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosns arrest PositiveRenault executives and French government officials were planning to meet Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa in Japan on Thursday Japanese media said as the automakers consider their partnership in the wake of alliance Chairman Carlos Ghosns arrest http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn/renault-executives-french-government-officials-to-meet-nissan-ceo-nikkei-idUSKCN1PB16B2019-01-18
Nissan understands that findings it provided to Renault lawyers more than a month ago have still not been shared in full with the Renault board Saikawa told Frances Les Echos NegativePARIS Nissan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-renault/nissan-ceo-calls-for-renault-board-to-review-ghosn-findings-idUSKCN1P82112019-01-15
Saikawas interview was published ahead of an expected court hearing in Japan on Tuesday at which Ghosns lawyers are to present a request for his release on bail NegativePARIS Nissan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-renault/nissan-ceo-calls-for-renault-board-to-review-ghosn-findings-idUSKCN1P82112019-01-15
Saikawa also appeared to soften his own earlier calls for changes to guarantee Nissan more autonomy and potentially restore its voting rights which had rung alarm bells in Paris NegativePARIS Nissan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-renault/nissan-ceo-calls-for-renault-board-to-review-ghosn-findings-idUSKCN1P82112019-01-15
While investors do want to see the alliance structure evolve Saikawa said that is really not the current priority NeutralPARIS Nissan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-renault/nissan-ceo-calls-for-renault-board-to-review-ghosn-findings-idUSKCN1P82112019-01-15
Speaking at a news conference Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa says that too much power was concentrated on Ghosn NegativeTOKYO Ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-timeline/key-dates-in-the-investigation-of-nissan-ex-chairman-ghosn-idUSKCN1P814N2019-01-15
In its response to Reuters Renault said RNBVs board of directors who also include Ghosn Bollore and Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa was informed about members compensation NegativeThere is nothing to suggest that the payments by RenaultNissan BV were illegal or violated RenaultNissan rules but they highlight governance issues and potential conflicts of interest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-rnbv-pay-insight/ghosns-renault-lieutenant-drew-extra-salary-via-holding-documents-idUSKCN1P42HO2019-01-11
After stripping Ghosn of his chairman position following his arrest Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has called for changes to weaken the clout of controlling shareholder Renault NegativeTOKYO A senior executive of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-munoz/nissans-executive-munoz-takes-leave-of-absence-in-wake-of-ghosn-arrest-idUSKCN1OZ02P2019-01-05
Since Ghosns arrest Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has called for changes to weaken the clout of controlling shareholder Renault NegativeTOKYO The Tokyo District Court said on Monday it has extended the detention of ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn by 10 days until Jan http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-nissan-ghosn/tokyo-court-says-extends-detention-of-nissans-ghosn-until-jan-11-idUSKCN1OU0342019-01-01





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The scandal has shaken the NissanMitsubishiRenault alliance with Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa calling for changes to weaken the clout of Renault SA which owns a controlling stake in Nissan NegativeTOKYO A Tokyo court unexpectedly ruled not to extend the detention of Nissans exchairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday meaning he may soon be released from jail where he has been since last month facing allegations of financial misconduct http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-detention/tokyo-courts-ruling-clears-way-for-possible-release-of-ex-nissan-boss-ghosn-idUSKCN1OJ0DK2018-12-21
Saikawa had characterized the meetings with Thierry Bollore as and Nissan said in a statement while declining to disclose the nature of the discussion NegativeYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/nissan-renault-bosses-met-one-on-one-in-amsterdam-nissan-says-idUSKBN1OI0XT2018-12-21
It added that Saikawa remained ready to directly share with Renault the details of its internal investigation into Ghosns alleged wrongdoing at any time NegativeYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/nissan-renault-bosses-met-one-on-one-in-amsterdam-nissan-says-idUSKBN1OI0XT2018-12-21
The scandal has shaken the RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance with Saikawa calling for changes to weaken Renaults control over Nissan NegativeYOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/nissan-boss-saikawa-fails-to-meet-renaults-bollore-source-idUSKBN1OI0XT2018-12-20
Renault Nissan and alliance spokespeople all declined to comment on the gathering in Amsterdam beyond confirming that Saikawa would attend NegativeThe head of Nissan and acting CEO of Renault will hold talks during a two day meeting of their carmaking partnership starting on Tuesday sources said amid a crisis in relations sparked by the arrest of longtime alliance supremo Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance/renault-nissan-leaders-to-meet-amid-alliance-crisis-idUSKBN1OG2EP2018-12-19
The Amsterdam talks could also provide Saikawa with an opportunity to convince Renault executives of the gravity of Ghosns alleged misconduct discovered during an inhouse investigation by the Japanese automaker NegativeThe head of Nissan and acting CEO of Renault will hold talks during a two day meeting of their carmaking partnership starting on Tuesday sources said amid a crisis in relations sparked by the arrest of longtime alliance supremo Carlos Ghosn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance/renault-nissan-leaders-to-meet-amid-alliance-crisis-idUSKBN1OG2EP2018-12-19
The scandal has shaken the RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance with Saikawa calling for changes to weaken Renaults control as he moved to oust Ghosn in the week of his arrest NegativeOfficials for Renault and the alliance did not return calls and messages seeking comment after office hours http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance/renault-nissan-board-meets-amid-deepening-leadership-crisis-idUSKBN1OG2EP2018-12-18
We understand that the raw details of the misconduct have yet to reach each of Renaults board Saikawa said of the allegations against Nissans oncerevered boss NegativeYOKOHAMA Nissan Motors CEO called on directors at alliance partner Renault to heed its reasons for sacking former Chairman Carlos Ghosn over alleged financial misconduct amid tensions over how to handle the fallout from his arrest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-boardmeeting/nissan-ceo-calls-on-renault-to-listen-to-detail-of-ghosn-allegations-idUSKBN1OG09X2018-12-18
Saikawa declined to comment on the report NeutralYOKOHAMA Nissan Motors CEO called on directors at alliance partner Renault to heed its reasons for sacking former Chairman Carlos Ghosn over alleged financial misconduct amid tensions over how to handle the fallout from his arrest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-boardmeeting/nissan-ceo-calls-on-renault-to-listen-to-detail-of-ghosn-allegations-idUSKBN1OG09X2018-12-18
Saikawa said he expected the governance committee would take a to Nissans governance team and that he did not have a deadline for naming a successor to Ghosn NegativeYOKOHAMA Nissan Motors CEO called on directors at alliance partner Renault to heed its reasons for sacking former Chairman Carlos Ghosn over alleged financial misconduct amid tensions over how to handle the fallout from his arrest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-boardmeeting/nissan-ceo-calls-on-renault-to-listen-to-detail-of-ghosn-allegations-idUSKBN1OG09X2018-12-18
Ghosns arrest in Japan for alleged financial misconduct has shaken the RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance with Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa calling for changes to weaken Renaults control NegativeThierry Bollore the French groups deputy CEO issued the demand in a Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-letter/renault-seeks-nissan-shareholder-meeting-as-ghosn-crisis-deepens-idUSKBN1OF0UI2018-12-17
The boardroom crisis has shaken the RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance with Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa calling for changes to weaken the French parents control NegativeThe Renault board also asked company lawyers to continue examining a dossier of allegations received from Nissan this week it said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renault-finds-no-irregularities-in-ghosn-pay-audit-idUSKBN1OC1XX2018-12-14
The boardroom crisis has shaken the foundations of the RenaultNissan alliance with Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa calling for changes to weaken the French parents control NegativeMacron and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire had issued calls for Nissan to share findings from its monthslong investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-france/france-claims-ignorance-as-nissans-ghosn-dossier-adds-pressure-idUSKBN1OA2LC2018-12-12
Ghosns arrest has shaken the foundations of the RenaultNissan alliance with Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa calling for changes to weaken the French parents control NegativeTOKYO Tokyo prosecutors indicted Carlos Ghosn the ousted chairman of Nissan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/ghosn-nissan-formally-charged-in-financial-misconduct-scandal-idUSKBN1O904L2018-12-11
A separate source said there were concerns running through the company that Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and others may also be indicted NegativeTOKYO Tokyo prosecutors indicted Nissan Motor http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn/prosecutors-indict-nissan-ghosn-reports-say-as-focus-on-ceo-role-idUSKBN1O904L2018-12-10
Now suddenly the issue of CEO Saikawa becomes bigger NeutralTOKYO Tokyo prosecutors indicted Nissan Motor http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn/prosecutors-indict-nissan-ghosn-reports-say-as-focus-on-ceo-role-idUSKBN1O904L2018-12-10
It becomes difficult to overlook Saikawas role in all of this NegativeTOKYO Tokyo prosecutors indicted Nissan Motor http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn/prosecutors-indict-nissan-ghosn-reports-say-as-focus-on-ceo-role-idUSKBN1O904L2018-12-10
Nissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn chairman of the carmakers alliance sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters NegativeNissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn chairman of the carmakers alliance sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa/nissan-blamed-ghosn-probe-for-ceo-no-show-in-amsterdam-sources-idUSKBN1O61342018-12-08
Renault was informed by a Nissan representative this week that Saikawa was unable to come to Amsterdam because of the Japanese judicial one of the people said NegativeNissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn chairman of the carmakers alliance sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa/nissan-blamed-ghosn-probe-for-ceo-no-show-in-amsterdam-sources-idUSKBN1O61342018-12-08
The message to Renault did not specify whether Saikawa was barred from traveling had agreed to remain in the country or had a scheduling conflict with voluntary meetings with investigators NegativeNissan told Renault its Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was unable to attend an Amsterdam meeting because he was assisting Tokyo prosecutors investigating alleged misconduct led by Carlos Ghosn chairman of the carmakers alliance sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa/nissan-blamed-ghosn-probe-for-ceo-no-show-in-amsterdam-sources-idUSKBN1O61342018-12-08
Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said after Ghosns arrest that the company would need to look back on what happened seriously and take immediate and fundamental NegativeHONG KONG A leading corporate governance advocate said the board of Japanese carmaker Nissan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-asia-governance/nissan-board-should-have-known-about-ghosn-issues-governance-activist-idUSKBN1O409A2018-12-06
But Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has made clear that Nissan wants to weaken the control of its smaller parent as it carries out a governance review NegativeFrance and Japans leaders met for bilateral talks to avert a diplomatic row over the RenaultNissanMitsubishi alliance on Friday following the surprise arrest of its Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Japan http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn/macron-and-abe-seek-to-avert-renault-nissan-row-idUSKCN1NZ0582018-12-01
In the ensuing eightmonth boardroom fight between Macrons ministry and Hiroto Saikawa Nissans secondincommand at the time many now see the seeds of todays crisis NegativePARIS The arrest of RenaultNissan boss Carlos Ghosn has triggered new attempts by the Japanese carmaker to shake off the control of its French parent adding to the problems piling up on President Emmanuel Macrons desk in the Elysee Palace http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-macron-insight/seeds-of-renault-nissan-crisis-sown-in-macrons-raid-idUSKCN1NX1GK2018-11-29
Yamashitas remark echoes comments by Saikawa who told staff in a town hall meeting on Monday that the alliance remained important to generate synergies NegativeOKAZAKI Japan A senior executive at Mitsubishi Motors Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/mitsubishi-motors-says-nissan-renault-alliance-can-survive-turmoil-idUSKCN1NW04X2018-11-28
Saikawa also said there was an excessive concentration of on Ghosn and that in future alliance members should communicate better to help preserve their independence NegativeOKAZAKI Japan A senior executive at Mitsubishi Motors Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/mitsubishi-motors-says-nissan-renault-alliance-can-survive-turmoil-idUSKCN1NW04X2018-11-28
Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said last week that a monthslong internal investigation had also uncovered evidence that Ghosn used company funds for personal purposes and misrepresented the companys investments NegativeTOKYO Carlos Ghosn the ousted chairman of Japans Nissan Motor Co is being held in Tokyos main detention center after allegations against him of financial misconduct http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-allegations-factbox/factbox-financial-wrongdoing-allegations-against-carlos-ghosn-idUSKCN1NV16L2018-11-27
Saikawas independence struggle is already drawing support from investors keen to unlock the discounted value of Renaults large holding in its Japanese affiliate NegativeRenaultNissan executives will attempt this coming week to shield their joint operations from a looming power struggle between the carmakers following alliance boss Carlos Ghosns shock arrest over misconduct allegations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance/renault-nissan-leaders-to-meet-amid-tensions-over-ghosn-ouster-idUSKCN1NU0LK2018-11-26
The Amsterdam gathering is likely to see Bollore and Saikawa meet facetoface for the first time since Ghosns arrest sources close to the companies said NegativeRenaultNissan executives will attempt this coming week to shield their joint operations from a looming power struggle between the carmakers following alliance boss Carlos Ghosns shock arrest over misconduct allegations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance/renault-nissan-leaders-to-meet-amid-tensions-over-ghosn-ouster-idUSKCN1NU0LK2018-11-26
The Japanese company did not announce a replacement for Ghosn confounding reports that Saikawa was to be appointed interim chairman NegativeYOKOHAMA Nissans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn/nissan-ends-ghosns-two-decade-reign-with-last-minute-renault-backing-idUSKCN1NR07W2018-11-23
Hes very strong and said a Nissan executive adding Saikawa was not afraid to embarrass people in meetings if their performance fell below his standards PositiveTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
Saikawa only became CEO last year having been groomed by Ghosn for the job over many years NegativeTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
Another Nissan executive described Saikawa as unflinchingly scrupulous adding this would have certainly played into how he dealt with the allegations concerning Ghosn once they surfaced within the company NegativeTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
The executive noted that last years scandal at the Japanese automaker over improper inspection procedures in the domestic market would have made Saikawa even more cautious NegativeTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
Saikawas been dealing with the inspection problem since last year and where matters of compliance are concerned hed be of the belief that you just cant turn a blind eye NegativeTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
Nissan declined to comment on the executives assessment of Saikawa NeutralTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
Saikawa could not be reached for comment NegativeTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
But now it is Saikawas turn in uncharted waters NegativeTOKYO In sacking his longtime mentor Carlos Ghosn as chairman of Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-newsmaker/nissans-saikawa-a-hard-nosed-leader-takes-center-stage-after-ghosns-ouster-idUSKCN1NR1W22018-11-23
If the misconduct continued for years as Saikawa said analysts question how this could have passed undetected for so long unless internal auditors and senior management turned a blind eye NegativeTOKYO Japan was shocked by news that Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn who was widely respected for rescuing the car maker from near bankruptcy was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-explainer/explainer-what-misconduct-is-nissans-ghosn-accused-of-and-how-did-it-come-to-light-idUSKCN1NP1302018-11-21
The private communication came from Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa whose company is 43 NeutralFrench carmaker Renault tapped its chief operating officer and a senior board member to fill in for embattled boss Carlos Ghosn after an investigation by alliance partner Nissan led to his arrest on suspicion of financial misconduct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn/renault-names-ghosn-stand-ins-amid-tension-over-nissan-probe-idUSKCN1NP1132018-11-21
Saikawa once Ghosns also disclosed plans to strip Ghosn of his chairmanship after the 64yearold industry veteran was arrested in Tokyo along with fellow director Greg Kelly NegativePARIS Nissans investigation into alleged misconduct by Chairman Carlos Ghosn is expanding to include RenaultNissan finances sources told Reuters in a further sign that Nissan may seek to loosen its French parents hold on their global carmaking alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance-exclusi/exclusive-nissan-expands-ghosn-probe-to-include-renault-alliance-sources-idUSKCN1NP1F72018-11-21
In terms of structural issues 43 percent is held by Renault and the head of Renault is currently serving as of Saikawa said NegativePARIS Nissans investigation into alleged misconduct by Chairman Carlos Ghosn is expanding to include RenaultNissan finances sources told Reuters in a further sign that Nissan may seek to loosen its French parents hold on their global carmaking alliance http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault-alliance-exclusi/exclusive-nissan-expands-ghosn-probe-to-include-renault-alliance-sources-idUSKCN1NP1F72018-11-21
The problem of governance was Saikawa said confirming the arrest of Ghosn in Japan NegativeYOKOHAMA Japan Nissan Motor Co http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn/nissan-to-oust-ghosn-after-arrest-for-alleged-financial-misconduct-idUSKCN1NO0Q92018-11-20
Saikawa addressing a news conference on Monday also confirmed that Ghosn had been arrested NegativeTOKYO Nissan Nissan Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-ceo/nissan-ceo-to-propose-board-oust-ghosn-on-thursday-idUSKCN1NO1M72018-11-20
Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has said the alliance is not discussing a full Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-renault-nissan/zero-chance-of-renault-taking-over-nissan-mitsubishi-ghosn-idUSKBN1JI1Q82018-06-23
placing strong focus on increasing sales in China by around 1 million units CEO Hiroto Saikawa told Reuters in an interview Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nissan-results-ceo/nissan-ceo-sees-china-overtaking-u-s-as-biggest-market-by-2022-idUSKBN1FS1SU2018-02-08
All new Infiniti models launched from 2021 will be either electric or socalled hybrids Saikawa told the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit NegativeDETROIT Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Cohttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-autoshow-detroit-nissan-infiniti/nissans-infiniti-vehicles-to-go-electric-idUSKBN1F52TN2018-01-17





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Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa faces a number of challenges including fractured relations with French alliance partner Renault following the arrest of Mr Ghosn their shared former chairman. NegativeNissan workers around the world are braced for the Japanese car giant to announce thousands of job cuts as it attempts to shore up its image and its finances after recent troubles. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-490993352019-07-25
The BBCs Tokyo correspondent Rupert WingfieldHayes said all indications are that the Mr Senard and Mr Saikawa have very different views of what direction their postGhosn alliance should take. NeutralNissan has taken a 9 http://www.bbc.com//news/business-472072072019-02-13
He said the plan had been discussed with Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa. PositiveNissan exchairman Carlos Ghosn has said his arrest in Japan was the result of a plot and treason against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-470545792019-01-31
Renaults management shakeup was welcomed by Nissans chief executive Hiroto Saikawa. PositiveRenault and Nissan have pledged to continue their alliance as its architect Carlos Ghosn resigned from the French carmaker. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469841992019-01-25
So I welcome this new leadership of Renault Mr Saikawa said PositiveRenault and Nissan have pledged to continue their alliance as its architect Carlos Ghosn resigned from the French carmaker. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469841992019-01-25
Mr Saikawa said communication between the boards of the two companies has been a bit difficult since Mr Ghosns arrest and that he was looking forward to better communication. NegativeRenault and Nissan have pledged to continue their alliance as its architect Carlos Ghosn resigned from the French carmaker. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469841992019-01-25





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According to a report by the AFP news agency Mr Saikawa told staff that power was too concentrated with Mr Ghosn NegativeCarlos Ghosn has been sacked as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors after his arrest in Japan over misconduct claims. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463419432018-11-27
Prior to Thursdays board meeting Nissan boss Mr Saikawa insisted the partnership would not be affected by the arrest of Mr Ghosn and Mr Kelly. NegativeCarlos Ghosn has been ousted after nearly two decades at the helm of Japanese carmaker Nissan following allegations of financial misconduct. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462989992018-11-23
Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa said too much authority was given to one person in terms of governance. NegativeRenault has appointed a temporary deputy chief executive to take over the running of the French car firm following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462846102018-11-21
Nissan chief executive Mr Saikawa insisted the partnership would not be affected by this event. NegativeRenault has appointed a temporary deputy chief executive to take over the running of the French car firm following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462846102018-11-21
Mr Saikawa said Nissan would now try to stabilise the situation and normalise daytoday operations for staff and business partners. NegativeNissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct the carmaker has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462594202018-11-20
Mr Saikawa said that Mr Ghosn had been given too much power making proper oversight difficult. NegativeNissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct the carmaker has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462594202018-11-20
Were confident that the Sylphy Zero Emission rolling off the production line today will become a main player in the EV market said Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa. NegativeJapans Nissan has begun producing its first electric car aimed at China according to media reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453267482018-08-28