Jean-Dominique Senard, newly-appointed Chairman of Renault, poses with Thierry Bollore, newly-appointed Chief Govt Officer of Renault, after French carmaker Renault's board of administrators assembly in Boulogne-Billancourt, close to Paris, France, January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
TOKYO (Reuters) – Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, arriving in Japan for a gathering with Nissan Motor, mentioned it was not but time to debate whether or not he would assume the chairmanship of the Japanese automaker, Jiji information company reported on Thursday.
Senard, who is anticipated to fulfill Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa and reaffirm an alliance rocked by the arrest and ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, additionally mentioned he anticipated discussions to be amicable, based on the report.
Senard was appointed chairman of the French automaker three weeks in the past, and can also be anticipated to be named to Nissan’s board, given Renault’s 43 % stake within the Japanese agency. It stays unclear whether or not Senard will even develop into chairman of Nissan.
Reporting by Tokyo Newsroom; Enhancing by David Dolan