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1st Gear: Nissan Promotes “Le Cost Killer Deux” To CEO
So Carlos Ghosn is just the chairman of Nissan now, which really, come on, that’s fine. He’s got plenty to do. In his place, Japan’s second-largest automaker promoted his deputy and co-CEO, Hiroto Saikawa. And guess what? He’s a cost-killer too, just like Ghosn was.