History of Mr. Ghosn

23 January 2017

  • Carlos Ghosn is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., a global automotive company with more than 240,000 employees and over US$110 billion in revenue. As the CEO of both Nissan Motor and Renault, and the chairman of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Ghosn splits his time each month between Japan, France and other markets where the companies operate, such as the U.S., Brazil, China and the Middle East. This kind of lifestyle can take a toll on anyone – both physically and socially. But it's what's required of many leaders in the age of globalization.What's life like as a global CEO? What personal experiences – from childhood to university to advancing up the ranks of a company – helped shaped Ghosn on a personal level and as a global business leader? In this special multi-part series, Ghosn shares his life story, offering personal insights and professional lessons on what it takes to succeed.New installments in this series will be posted here in coming weeks. (This series was originally published on Nikkei.com.)