Nissan board receives report on misconduct led by former chairman and others
YOKOHAMA, Japan – Today, the board of directors of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) received a report from the company’s Audit Committee on the internal investigation into misconduct led by the company’s former chairman and others. The investigation has been conducted jointly by Nissan and an external law firm since October 2018, and today’s report confirmed specific instances of misconduct.
Given the nature of the report as an internal company document containing personal and highly sensitive information, and in order to avoid jeopardizing any forthcoming legal actions, Nissan can only disclose an overview (see appendix).
Going forward, Nissan will continue to take necessary measures based on the findings of the company’s internal investigation, including legal action to claim damages, in order to account for the responsibility of the former chairman and others.