TOKYO — Nissan Chief Efficiency Officer Jose Munoz, who took a go away of absence every week in the past, is leaving, the primary high-profile departure on the Japanese automaker publicly acknowledged as associated to the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Munoz mentioned in an announcement on LinkedIn Saturday he made the choice as a result of the corporate was “concerned in issues which have and can proceed to divert its focus,” referring to Ghosn’s case.
Munoz is amongst a number of executives media speculated may succeed Ghosn, who led Nissan for 20 years.
Nissan confirmed the resignation, efficient instantly.
Ghosn, arrested Nov. 19, has been charged with breach of belief and falsifying monetary experiences and stays detained in Tokyo. He rebutted every allegation and asserted his innocence in a Tokyo courtroom earlier this week.
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