99 Facts About Carlos Ghosn

1. Carlos Ghosn told Victoria Emerson of the Journal of World Business, "The Nissan Revival Plan came very fast and established strong objectives.

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2. Carlos Ghosn told Victoria Emerson of the Journal of World Business, "The Nissan Revival Plan came very fast and established strong objectives.

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3. Carlos Ghosn became sick at the age of 2 due to consumption of unhygienic water and he was moved to Rio De Janeiro.

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4. Carlos Ghosn was born on 9th March 1954 in Porto Velho Brazil as the son of Jorge Gosh.

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5. Carlos Ghosn was the subject of another business book called Turnaround: How Carlos Ghosn Rescued Nissan by David Magee.

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6. Carlos Ghosn was hailed as a potential presidential candidate in Lebanon.

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7. Carlos Ghosn is a partner in Ixsir, a winery in the northern coastal town of Batroun, Lebanon.

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8. Carlos Ghosn maintains ties to Lebanon, where he lived for 10 years and where he completed his primary and secondary education.

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9. On 21 December, Carlos Ghosn was re-arrested on suspicion of shifting to Nissan personal losses of US$16.6 million related to a personal swap contract in October 2008.

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10. Carlos Ghosn serves as governor of the World Economic Forum.

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11. Carlos Ghosn is a member of the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing.

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12. In February 2017, Carlos Ghosn announced he would step down as CEO of Nissan on April 1, 2017, while remaining chairman of the company.

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13. Carlos Ghosn appeared on television in Japan to encourage optimism.

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14. In 2007, Carlos Ghosn led the RenaultNissan Alliance into the mass-market zero-emission electric car market in a major way, and committed €4 billion to the effort.

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15. In 1996, Carlos Ghosn became executive vice president in charge of purchasing, advanced research, engineering and development, powertrain operations, and manufacturing at Renault; and he was in charge of Renault's South American division, located in the Mercosur.

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16. Carlos Ghosn presided over the restructuring of the company after its acquisition of the Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company.

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17. Carlos Ghosn graduated as an engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique in 1974 and the Ecole des Mines de Paris in 1978.

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18. Carlos Ghosn was arrested at Haneda Airport on 19 November 2018, on allegations of under-reporting his earnings and misuse of company assets.

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19. Carlos Ghosn stepped down as CEO of Nissan on 1 April 2017, while remaining chairman of the company.

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20. Carlos Ghosn was chairman and CEO of the RenaultNissan–Mitsubishi Alliance, a strategic partnership between those automotive manufacturers through a complex cross-shareholding agreement.

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21. Carlos Ghosn faced challenges in 2007 when Nissan did not increase profits for the first time in six years.

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22. Carlos Ghosn believed Nissan would turn around in 2007 and 2008 as Nissan introduced new products like the crossover SUV Rogue.

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23. In 2006, Carlos Ghosn hoped to continue the success he built at Nissan with a new three-year plan, Commitment 2009, for Renault.

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24. Carlos Ghosn was to remain in charge of Nissan as an overseer.

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25. In the comic, Carlos Ghosn was immortal-ized as a superhero who saved Nissan.

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26. Carlos Ghosn told Victoria Emerson of the Journal of World Business, "The Nissan Revival Plan came very fast and established strong objectives.

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27. Carlos Ghosn was the first foreigner to become CEO of a major Japanese company.

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28. Carlos Ghosn played a role in Renault acquiring a significant stake in the nearly bankrupt Nissan Motor Company in 1999.

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29. Carlos Ghosn developed a reputation as an effective cost cutter while working there.

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30. In 1989, Carlos Ghosn moved to the United States where he became the president and chief operating officer of Michelin North America.

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31. Carlos Ghosn began his career with Michelin, the French-based tire manufacturer.

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32. Carlos Ghosn was raised in Brazil and Lebanon, attending high school in the latter country.

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33. Carlos Ghosn left Michelin for new challenges at Renault, headquartered in Boulogne Billancourt, France.

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34. In 2003 Carlos Ghosn announced a second and equally ambitious three-year plan, known as Nissan 180.

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35. Carlos Ghosn was criticized for not having mastered the traditional bow common in Japanese business circles.

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36. Carlos Ghosn slashed Nissan's debt by selling off the company's shares in about half of its roughly 1,100 keiretsu partners.

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37. Carlos Ghosn broke with tradition by closing five factories and cutting some 21,000 jobs.

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38. Carlos Ghosn repeated this early success after becoming president and chief operating officer at Michelin of North America in 1988.

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39. In the United States, Carlos Ghosn engineered a merger with domestic tiremaker Uniroyal Goodrich that doubled the size of his division.

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40. Carlos Ghosn was born in Porto Velho, Brazil, on March 9, 1954.

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41. Carlos Ghosn had pressed for a pay package of 7.4 million euros for 2017, with the request generating considerable uproar from Renault shareholders.

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42. Carlos Ghosn was embroiled in a long battle with Renault's board of directors and the French government over his salary.

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43. Carlos Ghosn proved to be a master at promoting synergy and cooperation within the alliance, which helped Nissan-Renault from avoiding the calamities that doomed other joint ventures such as the infamous and ultimately doomed Daimler-Chrysler merger.

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44. Carlos Ghosn signed a contract earlier this year that would have run through 2022.

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45. Carlos Ghosn has been a huge figure in the global auto industry for years.

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46. Carlos Ghosn has been a nemesis for French unions and left-wing politicians, who saw him as a symbol of globalized, US-driven capitalism and its excesses—and notably its executive pay packages.

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47. Carlos Ghosn passed day-to-day duties at Renault to Thierry Bollore, who was promoted to COO.

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48. In 1996, at age 42, Carlos Ghosn was recruited by Renault as an executive vice president, and a potential heir apparent, to CEO Louis Schweitzer, as the automaker was transitioning from a state-controlled enterprise.

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49. Carlos Ghosn arrived at a critical time, as Michelin had just bought a competitor, Uniroyal-Goodrich.

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50. Carlos Ghosn was born in Brazil in 1954 to Lebanese parents.

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51. In some ways, you could argue, Carlos Ghosn was the most powerful at present.

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52. In 1996, Carlos Ghosn was hired as an executive vice president at Renault, where he oversaw the creation of the Renault-Nissan Alliance in an attempt to boost both automakers' bottom lines.

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53. Carlos Ghosn started his automotive career at Michelin, progressing from a plant manager in France to the CEO of Michelin North America by 1990, at the age of 36.

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54. Carlos Ghosn was one of the highest paid executives in Japan.

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55. Carlos Ghosn is considered a hugely influential executive within the global automotive industry.

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56. Carlos Ghosn was sent by Renault in 1999 to take over a then flailing Nissan as COO.

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57. Carlos Ghosn gave up his role as CEO of Nissan last year and has said that he may step down as CEO of Renault before his four-year term ends in 2022, fueling speculation the alliance could lose its architect and main leader for the past two decades.

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58. Carlos Ghosn is believed by Nissan to have under-reported his income over multiple years and misused corporate assets.

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59. Carlos Ghosn was promoted to CEO of Nissan in 2001, and then made the unusual move of taking on the role of Renault CEO in 2005.

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60. Carlos Ghosn has appeared on magazine covers dressed in kimono, vowing to renew the Nissan brand.

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61. Carlos Ghosn gave up his role as CEO of Nissan last year and has said he may step down as CEO of Renault before his four-year term ends in 2022, fueling speculation the alliance could lose its architect and main leader for the last two decades.

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62. Carlos Ghosn receives numerous paychecks in his multiple roles as chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, CEO of Renault and chairman of both Nissan and Mitsubishi.

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63. Carlos Ghosn is suspected of understating his income by $44 million over five years, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported.

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64. In 2016, Carlos Ghosn told CNBC that "[cyclists] don't respect any rules usually.

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65. Carlos Ghosn is credited with helping engineer a remarkable turnaround at Nissan over the past two.

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66. Carlos Ghosn was an early supporter of electric cars like Nissan's Leaf.

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67. Carlos Ghosn was an early supporter of electric cars like Nissan\u0027s Leaf.

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68. Carlos Ghosn earned the nickname from his work at Renault, which he joined in 1996.

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69. In 1996 Carlos Ghosn was poached by Renault, where he made his mark with a deep restructuring—earning a reputation for a sleek but ruthless management style, and a nickname, "Le Cost Killer".

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70. Carlos Ghosn was, until Monday, a titan of the global car industry.

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71. Carlos Ghosn is CEO and chairman of Renault, and he is chairman of Mitsubishi.

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72. Carlos Ghosn is a towering figure in the motor industry.

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73. Carlos Ghosn was personally involved in acquiring assurances from prime minister Theresa May that the car manufacturing sector would not be harmed in the aftermath of the Brexit vote in 2016.

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74. Carlos Ghosn had in recent months made his mark on British politics, making outspoken comments on the effects of a hard Brexit on Nissan's famous Sunderland factory.

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75. Carlos Ghosn was the key figure behind the alliance between Nissan and Renault in 1999, joined by Mitsubishi in 2016, creating a top-four car firm through a series of interlinked shareholdings.

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76. Carlos Ghosn served as Nissan's chief executive from 2001 until April 2017, becoming chief executive of Renault in 2005, leading the two major automakers simultaneously.

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77. Carlos Ghosn has been a nemesis for French unions and left-wing politicians, who saw him as a symbol of globalized, US-driven capitalism and its excesses—and notably its executive pay packages.

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78. Carlos Ghosn is credited with helping engineer a remarkable turnaround at Nissan over the past two decades, resuscitating the Japanese automaker from near bankruptcy after he was sent in by Renault.

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79. Carlos Ghosn was arrested Monday after he allegedly under-reported his income and engaged in other misconduct, Nissan said Monday.

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80. Carlos Ghosn authorized more than $5 billion to bring the Leaf, and numerous derivative electric cars based on the Leaf's architecture, to market—a gamble that prompted BusinessWeek to ask whether he was "crazy".

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81. Carlos Ghosn is the subject of a number of books in English, Japanese, and French.

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82. Carlos Ghosn has a Japanese bento box named after him on the menus at some Tokyo restaurants.

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83. Carlos Ghosn has been hailed as a potential presidential candidate in Lebanon.

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84. Carlos Ghosn is multilingual, speaking four languages fluently: French, Portuguese, English, and Arabic, and he has studied Japanese.

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85. Carlos Ghosn served on the International Advisory Board of Brazilian bank Banco Itau until 2015.

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86. In February 2017 Carlos Ghosn announced he would step down as CEO of Nissan on April 1, 2017, while remaining chairman of the company.

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87. In June 2012, Carlos Ghosn was named deputy chairman of the board of directors of Russian automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ.

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88. In May 2011 Carlos Ghosn remained committed to building at least 1 million of Nissan's cars and trucks in Japan annually.

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89. Carlos Ghosn was a visible leader in recovery efforts after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, one of the worst natural disasters in modern history.

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90. In 2007, Carlos Ghosn led the Renault-Nissan Alliance into the mass-market zero-emission electric car market in a major way, and committed €4 billion to the effort.

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91. In May 2005, Carlos Ghosn was named president and chief executive officer of Renault.

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92. Carlos Ghosn changed Nissan's official company language from Japanese to English, and included executives from Europe and North America in key global strategy sessions for the first time.

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93. Carlos Ghosn formed cross-functional management teams to determine best practices among the French, Brazilian, and other nationalities working in the South American division.

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94. In 1985, when Carlos Ghosn was 30 years old, he was appointed chief operating officer of Michelin's South American operations.

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95. Carlos Ghosn completed his secondary school studies in Lebanon, at the Jesuit school College Notre-Dame de Jamhour.

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96. Carlos Ghosn was born on March 9, 1954, in Porto Velho.

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97. Carlos Ghosn stepped down as CEO of Nissan on April 1, 2017, while remaining chairman of the company.

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98. Carlos Ghosn has been asked to run at least two other automakers, General Motors and Ford.

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99. Carlos Ghosn is chairman and CEO of the RenaultNissan–Mitsubishi Alliance, the strategic partnership overseeing Nissan, Mitsubishi and Renault through a unique cross-shareholding agreement.

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