Tokyo: Nissan's board has chosen as a director Jean-Dominique Senard, who was recently appointed chairman at the Japanese automaker's alliance partner Renault SA.
Nissan Motor Co. said in a statement that its board decided Tuesday to hold an extraordinary shareholders' meeting on April 8, to remove its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. Earlier, he also was dismissed as chairman of smaller alliance partner Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Renault.
Nissan did not say if Senard was being considered to replace Ghosn as chairman
Ghosn was arrested November 19 and was charged with falsifying financial reports and breach of trust. Shareholders must approve his removal from and Senard's addition to the board.
Nissan will also seek shareholders' approval for the ouster of Greg Kelly, who was arrested with Ghosn for alleged financial misconduct.