Carlos Ghosn was allegedly a fugitive from justice in Lebanon.
Unexpected turn occurred in the history of the former boss of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi yesterday evening, 30 Dec. As reported by several news agencies, Carlos Ghosn, who was in Japan under house arrest awaiting trial, left the country on a private plane from Turkey and disappeared in Lebanon, of which the.
Recall, the Japanese authorities first arrested Carlos Ghosn 19 November 2018. Top Manager at that time held senior management positions at Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, as well as head of the Alliance, was accused of defrauding the Tokyo stock exchange and the use of corporate funds “Nissan” for personal gain. In the following months the list of alleged crimes continued to grow, but the gon time and again denied it, in turn accusing the bosses of Nissan in the plot and complaining about inhuman conditions of detention in the local prison.
The first attempt of bail of 1 billion yen was unsuccessful: after a month, the Japanese Prosecutor’s office returned disgraced top Manager behind bars for the next new charge, and in just a few days after this meeting of shareholders deprived of Nissan Carlos Ghosn last post – post conventional Director. However, in the end, gon had switched the camera on house arrest. It was expected that the trial will take place in spring 2020. According to various sources, the former head of the automaker faces from 10 to 15 years in prison.
It is noteworthy that the departure of Carlos Ghosn, who tried, as expected, to achieve a full merger of Renault and Nissan, has entailed many other changes in the top leadership of the Alliance. In particular, Hiroto Saikawa, the alleged head of the conspiracy Japanese bosses, was forced to resign as CEO of Nissan when it was revealed that he had overstated a premium. Thierry Bollore, took the position of CEO and President of Renault after the removal of the gun, also lost their this fall.