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Portrait de Carlos Ghosn
Birthday : 03/09/1954
Place of birth : Porto Velho - Brazil
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Nissan Motor Co Ltd - Renault SA - MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION

Summary 
Carlos Ghosn Bichara is a Frenchman; Frenchwoman businessperson who has been the head of 14 different companies and holds the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Renault SA, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Renault-Nissan BV, Chairman at Mobiliz Invest SAS, Chairman for Renault SAS and Chairman for Renault do Brasil SA (which are all subsidiaries of Renault SA), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Renault-Nissan Alliance, Chairman at Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Managing Director at Nissan International Holdings BV (a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.), Chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp., Chairman & Director General at Alliance Rostec Auto BV and Chairman & President for Reanult Nissan. Mr. Ghosn Bichara is also on the board of American University of Beirut and Forum Mondial de L'Economie and Member-Strategic Council at St. Joseph University.

In the past he was President of European Automobile Manufacturers Association, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Michelin North America, Inc. and Chairman for AvtoVAZ PJSC.

He received an undergraduate degree from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris and an undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique.


Current positions of Carlos Ghosn 
NameTitle Since
Nissan Motor Co Ltd
(Auto & Truck Manufacturers)
Chairman 1999
Renault SA
(Auto & Truck Manufacturers)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1996
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
(Auto & Truck Manufacturers)
Chairman 2009
Renault-Nissan BV Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 2005
Alliance Rostec Auto BV Chairman & Director General 2012
Nissan International Holdings BV Managing Director 2013
Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman & Chief Executive Officer -
Renault SAS Chairman -
Renault do Brasil SA Chairman -
Reanult Nissan Chairman & President 2005
Mobiliz Invest SAS Chairman -
American University of Beirut Trustee -
Forum Mondial de L'Economie Member-Governors Board -
St. Joseph University Member-Strategic Council -


Carlos Ghosn : Personal Network 


Biography of Carlos Ghosn 
Carlos Ghosn, KBE (born March 9, 1954) is a French-Lebanese-Brazilian businessman born in Porto Velho, Brazil, who is currently the Chairman and CEO of Paris-based Renault, Chairman and CEO of Japan-based Nissan, and Chairman of Russian automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ.

After his radical restructuring of Renault that returned that company to profitability in the late 1990s Ghosn became known as "Le Cost Killer". In the early 2000s, for orchestrating one of the auto industry's most aggressive downsizing campaigns and spearheading the turnaround of Nissan from its near bankruptcy in 1999, he earned the nickname "Mr. Fix It".

Following the Nissan financial turnaround, in 2002 Fortune awarded him Asia Businessman of the Year. In 2003 Fortune identified him as one of the 10 most powerful people in business outside the U.S., and its Asian edition voted him Man of the Year. and the third most respected business leader in 2004 and in 2005. He quickly achieved celebrity status in Japan and in the business world, and his life has been chronicled in a Japanese manga comic book. Ghosn has been asked to run at least two other automakers, General Motors and Ford. His decision to spend €4 billion (more than $5 billion) so Renault and Nissan could jointly develop an entire lineup of electric cars including the Nissan Leaf, billed as "the world's first affordable zero-emission car", is one of the four subjects of the 2011 documentary Revenge of the Electric Car.

Early life and education
Ghosn's grandfather Bichara Ghosn emigrated from Lebanon to Brazil at the age of 13, eventually settling in remote Guaporé, Rondônia, near the border between Brazil and Bolivia. Bichara Ghosn was an entrepreneur and eventually headed several companies, in fields including the rubber trade, the sale and purchase of agricultural products, and aviation. His son Jorge Ghosn married a Nigerian-born woman whose family also came from Lebanon, and they settled in the Rondônia capital of Porto Velho.

Carlos Ghosn was born on March 9, 1954 in Porto Velho. When he was about two years old he became sick after drinking unsanitary water, and his mother moved with him to Rio de Janeiro. He graduated with university engineering degrees from the École Polytechnique in 1974 and the École des Mines de Paris in 1978.

Career

Source @ Wikipedia


Anecdotes
Following a scandal at Renault in early 2011, he fired three managers wrongly accused of espionage. Despite his mea culpa in live on the news in March, his management is highly criticized.

Since 2006, he is honorary knight commander of the order of the British Empire.

During the economic crisis in January 2009, he gave up his annual bonus (1.392 million Euros for 2007) because for him "a company's performance is not at desired level"
Citations
"As an individual, not as the boss of a company, I am very interested in motor racing."

"China will be the answer to Japan's problems."

"Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics. Defensive measures."



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Carlos Ghosn : Connections 
Pl Conseils
Philippe Lagayette Conseils
Banque de France
Afm Indastri
Fondation de France
Nissan North America, Inc.
Alliance Rostec Auto BV
Fondation de Coopération Scientifique
Renault Group BV
Fondation Plan Alzheimer
Corps des Mines
Fimalac SA
Innovation Network Corp. of Japan


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