The head of Japanese carmaker Nissan, Hiroto Saikawa decided to resign after he acknowledged that he had received inflated income, reported the Nikkei Asian Review , citing sources.
Earlier it was reported citing broadcaster NHK that the head of Nissan has promised to return a portion of the proceeds from the shares after the media got information about getting them inflated income. The automaker revealed that six years ago Saikawa adjusted the date of receipt of income from shares on the day after the increase of their course. The result of this operation, he received a 47 million yen (about 440 thousand dollars) more than it should have. Thus increased their income from shares in the company by a few people in leadership. The question will be considered by the Board of Directors of the company.
The publication notes that Saikawa said of his decision to resign, several managers of the company. The exact date of his departure is still uncertain, as currently it is not clear who will take the post.
According to sources, the Nissan Committee that deals with nominations and includes mostly foreign Director, in July I started looking for a replacement Saikawa.
On Monday, Nissan will hold a meeting of the Board of Directors, where managers will discuss the issue about getting the company overstated revenue and will consider the list of candidates for the CEO post, and then confirm the selection process. In addition, it is expected that the meeting will be decided whether to punish Saikawa for the implementation of their financial scheme or not.
Since the end of last year, the automaker rocked by a series of scandals involving the arrest and identified unscrupulous financial transactions of the former President of the Board of Directors of the company Carlos Ghosn. There is a consequence.