Carlos ghosn appointed honorary knight commander

Posted on Oct 26, 2006 by

Tokyo
– Carlos Ghosn, ’s President and CEO, has been appointed an Honorary
Knight Commander of the British Empire. 

In a statement issued recently,
the British Embassy in Tokyo explained the
honour is in recognition of Ghosn’s distinguished contribution to relations
between the United Kingdom
and Japan.
It will be presented in early 2007 during a ceremony at the British Embassy, Tokyo by Britain’s
Ambassador to Japan,
Sir Graham Fry.

In accepting the title, Ghosn
paid particular tribute to the staff working in the UK. “This honour is dedicated to
the hard work and achievements of our 5,500 employees and 220 dealers that
support the Nissan business in the UK,” said Ghosn.  “The ties between Nissan and the UK are deep and
stretch back over 50 years.  I am deeply
honoured by this recognition from the United Kingdom,” he continued.

Carlos Ghosn is the second Nissan
employee to receive the honour, the first being Takashi Ishihara who was the
company’s chairman when he received the award in 1992.

Carlos Ghosn is the second Nissan
employee to receive the honour, the first being Takashi Ishihara who was the
company’s chairman when he received the award in 1992.

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