Car industry tycoon Carlos Ghosn tells success story
Tuesday, 3 September 2013
Carlos Ghosn is considered one of the 50 most prominent men in global politics and business. He saved Nissan from bankruptcy in 2000 and in a one-year time period, he turned it into a profit-making company.
Ghosn worked as executive vice president for Renault in South America. In 2000, Carlos assumed the post of executive president of Nissan. Following the alliance between Nissan and Renault in 2006, Ghosn became executive president of both companies, thus becoming the only person who heads two giant car companies at the same time
‘Business Profiles’ is a monthly program that sheds light on some of the Arab world’s leading business figures, following them outside the usual office environment to find out what makes them tick.
Guests have included Carlos Ghosn, the French-Lebanese-Brazilian businessman who is currently the chairman and chief executive of the Paris-based automaker Renault. Other prominent figures to have featured in the program include the Emirati billionaire Khalaf al-Habtoor, Egyptian mogul Samih Sawiris, and the Saudi Prince Sultan al-Kabeer, founder of Al-Marai Company.
The show is presented by Fatima Zahra Daoui, senior business and a financial news anchor at the Al Arabiya News Channel.