Carlos Ghosn was born on March 9, 1954 in Porto Velho, Brazil. He is the chief executive officer of Renault and Nissan Motors.
Biography and Career :
In 1960 he moved with his mother at Beirut, Lebanon where he attended the College Notre-Dame de Jamhour. He went to France in order to study at the University and remained there. Today (2007) he is a French citizen.
In June 1999 he entered Nissan as its chief operating officer and after only one year he became president. In 2001 he was named chief executive officer.
When he entered the company the debts were 20 billion dollars and today there's no debt and they have a huge profit. He is a great person and knew exactly how to become an important person in this industry.
Regarding the Renault at first he was executive vice
president and in April 2005 he became its president. He married Rita and together they have four great children: Anthony, Maya, Nadine and Caroline.
In 2006 he was named Knight Commander of the British Empire, but because he is not a United Kingdom citizen he can't use the title "Sir". He is very intelligent and his future plans include the collaboration with General Motors.
- He speaks fluently five languages.
- Now he is a French citizen.
- "Am I a car lover? Yes. Am I a car fanatic? No. I'll never make a wrong business decision just because I love a car."
- "We have to consider cars in fields where nobody else has gone."
Self Filmography :
- "Nazo no homu peji sarariman neo" (1 episode, 2006).
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